SHELBY, NC (WBTV) - Police in Shelby have issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend with a belt, dousing her with cooking oil during an attack in front of the woman's two children.
According to a Shelby Police report, officers were called to the emergency room at the Cleveland Regional Medical Center on Thursday night at 9:48 p.m. to the report of an assault.
When officers arrived, they spoke to a 22-year-old woman who told officers that she had just been attacked by her ex-boyfriend in their 1300 block of North Lafayette Street home.
The woman told officers that she had just broken off a multi-year relationship with her boyfriend, Ryan O`Keith Campbell, and was attacked a short time later.
According to the report, the pair had talked about breaking-off their relationship after at least four years and she felt that the "separation was a mutual agreement."