Woman In Wheelchair Assaulted In Walmart Parking Lot

Police say the assault of a handicapped woman in the Walmart parking lot that was witnessed by numerous people was domestic related.

At 4:24pm Monday, Smithfield Police responded to a report of a man physically assaulting a woman in a wheelchair in the parking lot at 1299 N. Brightleaf Boulevard.

Police allege Christopher Smith Bullard Jr. 23, of Howell Street, Selma began verbally arguing with the female victim. The altercation then turned physical.

Bullard was charged with assault and battery of an individual with disabilities and assault on a female.  The victim denied being injured.