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Woman beats boyfriend with belt after falsely accusing him of bathing with another woman in motel hot tub

By Mason White 3:35 PM April 14, 2015
Ruth Griffin 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman was arrested on charges of assault after beating her boyfriend with a belt, police in South Carolina said.

Myrtle Beach Police said that before the beating, the woman accused her boyfriend of taking a bath with another woman.

The incident occurred on Sunday morning around 5:00 a.m., at the Sun Fun Motel on Withers Drive. The man told police that his roommate attacked him while he was sleeping.

The man told police that he did not bathe with another woman. Paramedics treated the man for injuries on the back, chest and legs.

The woman, Ruth Griffin, 48, was later arrested and charged with third-degree assault and battery. She was also charged with using a vehicle without permission after taking her boyfriend’s truck without his permission.