Man accused of attacking person with cooler

Victim suffers minor injuries
Posted at 5:58 AM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 06:41:50-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man has been charged with assault after an altercation at Shillito Park.

Police say that during the altercation, 61-year-old Richard Saunier allegedly grabbed a large cooler filled with baseballs and hit the other man in the head with it. Police also say that he knocked the man's phone to the ground, causing $1,000 worth of damage.

Saunier is charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief. Police say the victim only suffered minor injuries.