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Man charged with punching woman in the face at the beach

Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 8:50 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 9:06 PM CDT
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PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WALA) - Escambia County deputies said they had to use a Taser to arrest a man who had punched a woman in the face at the beach.

According to investigators, 49-year-old Douglas Bryson was under the influence when he hit the woman on Pensacola Beach. The victim was treated at a hospital and released.

Deputies did not reveal how Bryson knew the woman, but they said it is considered a case of domestic violence

He’s charged with aggravated battery and resisting arrest.

Jail records show Bryson lives in Newnan, Georgia.

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