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Blotter: Man reportedly assaulted by nephew with knife

A man was reportedly assaulted Thursday night by his nephew, who was armed with a knife, according to a police report.

Police said they responded to an assault call in the 2000 block of Stockbridge Road after a 43-year-old man reported his nephew, who is in his 20s, had not only held a knife to his cheek, but had punched him in the face and choked him.

When officers arrived at 6:13 p.m. Thursday, the nephew had already left. The victim’s statement and photos were taken by police.

Other reports

600 block of South Mayhill Road — Police were called to the probation office recently when a 21-year-old tried to falsify his drug test using some sort of device, according to a police report. The man was charged with possession of a drug test falsification device Thursday.

800 block of Cross Timber Street A high school student was caught bringing alcohol onto campus Thursday. The student, police said, reportedly had an alcoholic beverage in a black metal water bottle. Paperwork was completed and forwarded to the municipal court for prosecution, according to reports.


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

Thirty-eight people into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 274 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 10 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, one cooking fire, one unauthorized burning, two vehicle accidents and assisted one agency.

Additional reports were not available because of the Easter Holiday.

— 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.