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Charleston police arrest man for beating up woman he lives with

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A Charleston man is in jail after police said he beat up the woman he lives with.

Charleston Police said they arrested Brandon Lester, 26, early Monday morning.  Police said Lester hit the woman at least 20 times in the head area with a closed fist.

The victim suffered a swollen left eye and laceration as a result, police said.  She was taken to Saint Francis Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Lester has been charged with domestic battery.  He is in the South Central Regional Jail.