Kevin Pullum arrested, charged with assault of Cookeville protester

Posted at 4:25 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 18:23:33-04

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a protester during a demonstration in Cookeville.

The Cookeville Police Department arrested Kevin Pullum and charged him was aggravated assault. Police say Pullen assaulted a protester by grabbing him around the neck.

They say the two argued over a difference of opinion during the protest.

Pullen was taken into custody and transported to the Putnam County Jail. He was given a $7,500 bond and has since been released.

No photo of Pullen was made available to media upon announcement of the arrest.