NC commissioner charged with assaulting neighbor
MINT HILL, N.C. — A commissioner for a North Carolina town is accused of throwing rocks and dirt in his neighbor’s face.
WSOC-TV reported that that Mint Hill commissioner Lloyd Austin is also accused of punching the victim in the back of the neck.
Austin reportedly turned himself in to police Wednesday and faces a charge of misdemeanor simple assault. He has bonded out of jail and has court planned for June 13.
Details surrounding the alleged incident were not released.