HCPD helps arrest wanted Rock Hill man

Danny Ray Pittman
Danny Ray Pittman

ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) A York County man has been arrested along the South Carolina coast after deputies say he beat his girlfriend and her teenage son so severely that they had to be hospitalized.

According to the York County Sheriff's Office, a 35-year-old woman and her teenage son were severely beaten during an attack at their Rock Hill home on Wednesday.

Deputies say they were called to a home along Elder Road in Rock Hill around 11 p.m. Wednesday night to the report of an assault.

Deputies say when they arrived, they found 35-year-old Kimberly Dawn Faile-Bryant and her 16-year old son had both been severely beaten. Both Faile-Bryant and the teen boy had to be airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

Deputies say the teen was listed in critical condition, Faile-Bryant was listed in serious condition.

An 11-year old child was also at the home but was not injured in the attack, deputies say.

Deputies say they received information that Faile-Byrant's boyfriend, Danny Ray Pittman, was located in a mobile home park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

With the assistance of the Horry County Police, Pittman was taken into custody late Thursday night. Faile-Byrant's vehicle was recovered at that time.

York County deputies obtained arrest warrants on Pittman for two counts of Attempted Murder.

Currently, Pittman has criminal charges of Damage to Property and Assault 3rd Degree on him from Horry County. Due to those charges, it is not known exactly when Pittman will be returned to York County.

Witnesses told York County deputies that Faile-Byrant's Pittman had been at the residence, during, or at least prior to the assault.

York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant expresses his appreciation for the communities concern in this case and for the assistance of Horry County Police.  Sheriff Bryant also praises York County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Services and the other deputies who have worked nearly around the clock since this investigation began.

Anyone with information can contact the York County Sheriff's Office at 803-628-3059, or they can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-877-409-4321, or online at www.yorkcrimestoppers.com.