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Denton police called out to domestic disturbance

Denton police were called out to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Conditt Circle by a 35-year-old man claiming his ex-girlfriend assaulted him. The incident ended with the man going to jail.

The man told police the woman, whom he claimed was drinking, threw several punches at him, threw his things out and raised a chair over her head to hit him, according to a police report. The man told police he put the woman in a choke hold and she eventually left, the report states.

Police later spoke with the woman, 33, who had "a large swollen contusion" on her left eye and a scraped-up elbow. The woman told police the man, her fiancé, sexually assaulted her, punched her in the face and proceeded to grab her by the hair and slam her into a table before throwing her down, the report states.

Police later returned to the man's residence and placed him under arrest, according to the report.

Other reports

5900 block of Thoroughbred Trail -- A woman reported to Denton police that her boyfriend's friends slashed her tires because of "a civil concern" between the couple, according to a police report. No additional details were available.

3400 block of Crisoforo Drive -- A man reported to police that someone stole his unlocked car between Saturday night and Sunday morning. The man also told police that someone entered another of his vehicles, also unlocked, and took $20 from a wallet, according to a police report.


From 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday:

Denton police filed 14 reports.

Denton County Sheriff's Office dispatchers handled 2,256 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 28 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

--Britney Tabor

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.