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Blotter: Denton police arrest man on assault charge

A 31-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after his girlfriend accused him of assaulting her near a south Denton storage facility in the 500 block of Smith Street, according to police. 

Denton police were called to a domestic disturbance at Affordable Self Storage at about 8:30 a.m. The caller said she was assaulted by her boyfriend, and he was later arrested on a charge of family violence assault. 

He was taken to Denton City Jail.

Other reports

1500 block of South Loop 288 — An unidentified man damaged another man's vehicle with a shopping cart Thursday in the Target parking lot, according to police. 

The victim said he saw the man push the cart into his vehicle, causing minor damage. Police took a report at 9:30 p.m., but no arrests were made. 

3100 block of Jim Christal Road — A large number of tires were stolen from a man's business sometime Wednesday, according to a police report. Police took a report at 4:30 p.m. No arrests were made. 


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

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 942 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.

Denton police handled 168 calls for service and made 10 arrests.

Denton firefighters handled 27 medical calls, one vehicle accident, two building fires and one passenger vehicle fire.