Blotter: Woman reports father assaulted her girlfriend

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An argument erupted Saturday night in the 3000 block of Augusta Drive after someone decided to add ice to a pot of freshly boiled tea, according to a police report.

According to the report, a woman reported her father assaulted her and her girlfriend for no reason.

However, the father told police his daughter’s girlfriend was yelling at his wife, and when he told her to stop, she allegedly punched him in the left eye, the report stated.

The officer was able to see bruising near the father’s eye, and also observed injuries to the mother, according to the report.

After an investigation, the officer determined the altercation apparently resulted from someone putting ice into a pot of tea.

The woman who allegedly punched the father said the man got in her face first and attempted to assault her, which caused her to react.

All parties had some minor red marks on them, but the father, mother and girlfriend all advised they did not want to file a report or press charges.

Other reports

400 block of South Locust Street — A woman reported Saturday night someone stole her vehicle earlier that day, according to a police report. The case is still open and no arrests had been made at the time the report was filed, according to the police report.

2200 block of North Lake Trail — A resident called police Saturday morning to report an intoxicated person pushing on the front door, according to a police report.

The suspect was arrested for criminal mischief and criminal trespass and booked in at the city jail.

— John D. Harden

Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801. Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477).


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