UPDATE: Man accused of assaulting 12 year old at mall in North Carolina

Here is what is known as of Jan 16th about a fight last Saturday evening at Asheville, NC Mall, resulting in assault charges for a Black Mountain man according to the Ashville Citizen Times

What happened at Asheville Mall? 

The details have come from video and statements from the attorney of the man charged.

Video, which is being widely circulated on social media, shows a portion of an incident during which David Steven Bell, 51, is seen pushing and then later punching a girl to the ground.

The footage has garnered national attention.

Asheville police continue to investigate the incident, according to spokeswoman Christina Hallingse.

Who is David Steven Bell?

Bell was arrested at about 7 p.m. Saturday by an Asheville police officer.

THE WOMAN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO WAS NOT HIS WIFE... Mr. Bell says she was being harassed by the youths and he stepped in to help her and her family. HERE IS THE FULL STORY

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