Bowling Green man charged with assaulting Sen. Paul

Report Sen. Rand Paul Assaulted In His Kentucky Home
KSP: Sen. Rand Paul victim of assault

05 November, 2017

The alleged assailant was arrested and "Senator Paul is fine", Kelsey Cooper said, according to The Hill news website.

An Internet search identifies a Rene Albert Boucher, the same name as the man jailed for the Paul assault, as an anesthesiologist in Bowling Green. The statement said Paul was "blindsided" by the assault but Cooper did not provide further details.

Kentucky State Police Officers state the assault occurred on Friday in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Senator's Home.

The KSP news release said troopers were called to the Paul residence at 3:21 p.m. Friday.

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He's now being held at the Warren County Jail on a $5,000 bond. Furthermore, he is facing a single count of fourth-degree assault and held on a $5,000 bond.

The suspect was an acquaintance of the senator, WBKO reported, citing state police.

According to the Bowling Green Daily News, Paul suffered minor injury following the assault, but circumstances surrounding the incident and his injuries are now unknown.

A spokeswoman for Paul's office said in an email that the senator was "blindsided".

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