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Blotter: Break-up leads to assault report

A relationship that took a turn for the worse was reported to Denton police Friday afternoon.

A 20-year-old man told police his now ex-girlfriend broke his cellphone, scratched and hit him after they called off their dating relationship earlier in the day.

The incident was reported in the 1500 block of South Loop 288 around 3:30 p.m. Friday, police said. An assault report was completed.

Other reports

2700 block of West University Drive — Police arrested a 28-year-old woman for violating a protective order after an argument in the parking lot of a big box store after midnight Friday. The woman was reportedly arguing with a 50-year-old man in an RV in the parking lot parked at the store, police reports show. When police arrived they noticed the woman standing inside the door of the RV. The man and woman reported no physical confrontation had taken place. Police discovered, however, that the man had obtained a protective order out of Colorado against the woman, and she was arrested.

600 block of Fort Worth Drive — A convenience store reported someone stole merchandise after midnight Friday. According to reports, the suspect has not been identified. The missing property is valued at less than $50, police said.


From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

*Fifty-five people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

*Denton police posted 14 reports online.

From Sunday, March 23 to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 59 calls for service, made five reports, two escorts, 12 moving violations and four arrests.

University of North Texas police made arrests on three outside agency warrants and arrests for one driving while intoxicated case, one public intoxication, one possession of a controlled substance, one possession of marijuana/less than two ounces, one possession of marijuana/more than four ounces and less than five pounds and responded to four medical calls, one sexual assault report, one theft more than $500 and less than $1,500, one disorderly conduct call, three minor crashes, one burglary of a motor vehicle, one burglary of a habitation, three thefts for less than $50 and more than $500. They also issued one citation for driving with an invalid license, one criminal trespass warning and one citation for disorderly conduct.

— Megan Gray

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). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.