Comedian Katt Williams was arrested Monday on a battery charge after a shopkeeper told authorities he was punched during an argument, The Gainesville Times reported.
He was booked into the Hall County jail after an altercation at a pool supply store 22 miles east of Atlanta.
The cause of the altercation is not clear.
"Mr. Williams was not forthcoming with any information," Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said.
When asked about what happened, police said Williams told them to ask the store employees.
Gainesville police officers responded to an assault call at a pool supply store around 11:30 a.m. and found Williams outside “lying on the ground with his hands behind his back as though he was ready to go to jail,” Holbrook said.
A store employee told officers Williams, who was in the store with two women, began arguing with the employee and threw a pair of goggles at him, Holbrook said.
Williams then went behind the counter and punched the employee at least once, Holbrook said.
Williams is charged with misdemeanor battery and was held on $5,000 bond.
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