Megachurch television pastor Creflo Dollar has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his 15-year-old daughter. The disagreement reportedly occurred after Dollar’s 1daughter asked to attend a party and was told by Creflo she couldn’t go. Then the argument escalated rapidly.

Dollar’s daughter then called police to report her father punched her, choked her, hit her with his shoe, then threw her onto the ground. Officers did find visible bruising and scratches on her neck.

According to police, after questioning Dollar, he claimed he was restraining his daughter after she hit him and “became disrespectful”.

Dollar was charged with simple battery and cruelty to children.