LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Senator Rand Paul is giving thanks to his supporters via social media after he was assaulted at his Kentucky home. 

On Sunday, Paul posted the following message on his official Twitter account:

The message comes after Kentucky State Police say the senator was assaulted at his home on Friday.

According to a news release, KSP Troopers responded to the senator's home in Warren County on Friday on a reported assault. Preliminary investigation showed 59-year-old Rene Boucher of Bowling Green had intentionally assaulted Sen. Paul, causing a minor injury.

Boucher was arrested Friday night and charged with one count of assault resulting in minor injury. He's being held at the Warren County Jail on a $7,500 bond.

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