Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested

KSP: Sen. Rand Paul victim of assault

Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, was assaulted at his home in Bowling Green, Ky., his office confirmed Saturday. Rand Paul of Kentucky, authorities said Saturday.

KSP troopers responded to Paul's home in Warren County at about 3:21 p.m. Friday in reference to a report of an assault, according to the news release. Paul suffered minor injuries in the incident and is fine, Cooper said.

Police have not provided details of the assault, citing security reasons, only saying that Boucher was an acquaintance of Paul.

Bousher was taken into custody and was charged with fourth-degree assault.

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




Police arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher in connection with the attack.

According to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Boucher is a retired physician, as of February, 2015.

However, Boucher is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Bowling Green, who developed a product called Therm-a-Vest.

Boucher is being held at the Warren County Detention Center on a $7,500 bond.

He's also a registered Democrat.

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