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Blotter: Woman reports seeing ex-boyfriend holding knife

A woman called police around midnight Saturday and said she saw her ex-boyfriend outside her residence holding a knife, according to police reports.

Police were dispatched to the 1220 block of Knight Street, but by the time they arrived, the ex-boyfriend was already gone, the report stated.

The woman accused the ex-boyfriend of slashing her roommate’s tires with the knife, according to the report.

Officers searched the area, but the ex-boyfriend was not found.

The case is still open and an investigation is pending, according to the officer’s report.


Other reports

800 block of North Interstate 35E — Someone attempted to break into a business early Saturday morning, according to an officer’s report.

The owner of the business called police at 3:51 a.m. to report the attempted break-in, the report stated.

No suspect was identified at the time the report was made, but photographs were taken and a latent fingerprint was placed into evidence, according to the report.

3500 Sunnydale Lane — Officers were dispatched in response to a 911 hang-up call at 9:23 p.m. Saturday.

Officers contacted residents and determined that a woman had been slapped across the face by her daughter, leaving visible injury, according to the police report.

The daughter, a minor, was detained and transported to Denton County Juvenile Detention for assault causing bodily injury to a family member.

100 block of Marshall Street — Officers were dispatched at 9:11 p.m. Saturday to assist paramedics with an unconscious person.

According to the police report, when officers arrived, paramedics were treating a female victim, who may have taken an undetermined amount of medication and marijuana before passing out.

The victim’s daughter told police that her mother was upset because of an incident involving her boyfriend and threatened to harm herself.

Paramedics transported the woman to a nearby hospital, according to the police report.

— John D. Harden


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.