Man faces charges in teen’s assault

Greenwood police used a Taser while arresting a man after they said he pushed a teenage girl into a wall twice during an argument.

Neil Joseph Beckett, 42, was arrested on two charges of battery, one charge of resisting an officer and one charge of invasion of privacy.

A woman at the house in the 600 block of Carol Drive called police to report that Beckett was beating the 13-year-old girl. Police arrived at the house, and Beckett went into his bedroom.

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