St. Marys police looking for domestic violence suspect

Police say Lamont Ryan Taylor assulted his live-in girlfriend

By David Benfield - Photojournalist

Lamont Ryan Taylor is wanted by ST. Mary police for assulting his girlfriend

ST. MARYS, Ga. - The St. Marys Police Department is trying to find 36-year-old Lamont Ryan Taylor in connection with a family violence incident involving his 44-year-old live-in girlfriend at their home in the Pelican Point Apartments.

City police officers went to the Camden Campus, Southeast Georgia Health System, in reference to a report of a woman being treated for injuries received at her home at the Pelican Point Apartment complex

Police say Taylor and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument in their home, and at some point it turned physical. During the incident, police say Taylor threatened his girlfriend with knives and physically assaulted her with his hands. According to police Taylor held his girlfriend in the apartment and wouldn't let her to leave. His girlfriend sustained multiple non-life-threatening injuries during the assault.

The victim got away from and was taken by a friend to Camden Campus for medical treatment.

Criminal arrest warrants have been issued for Taylor for the offenses of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, criminal attempt of rape and aggravated sexual battery against his live-in girlfriend.

The identification of the victim has been withheld for her safety and well being.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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