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Police: Richmond man threatens to kill woman, gets charged with assault

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Posted at 12:27 PM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 12:59:30-04

RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man from Richmond was taken into custody after police said he told a victim, "If God gave me the strength, I could kill you right now and beat your brains out."

According to WBON, Eduardo Hernandez, 58, hit the victim and kicker her multiple times after saying this.

Police said they arrived on scene on East Main Street in Richmond and found Hernandez. The victim told police that Hernandez had a sudden mood change and she thought that it was due to alcohol, according to WBON.

After allegedly threatening the victim, the arrest citation reported that Hernandez hit the victim with a closed fist and then started kicking her.

WBON reported that Hernandez denied hitting the victim when talking to police, however the police report said he seemed as if he was under the influence and he had slurred speech.

Hernandez was arrested and charged with assault and is being lodged in the Madison County Detention Center, according to WBON.