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Blotter: Woman reports assault

A 23-year-old woman called police early Friday morning after she was able to escape from her boyfriend’s apartment, police said.

Shortly after 6 a.m. police responded to an assault call in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive.

According to reports, an officer spoke to the victim, who said she had been assaulted by her boyfriend at his apartment.

She said he threw her against the ground and stairs, and that when she mentioned calling police, the man displayed a knife and told her he was going to kill her, according to reports.

He then took her phone and threw it, police said.

The woman managed to flee the apartment and run to a gas station where she called police.

The case is under investigation, and no arrest has been made, police said.


Other reports

400 block of West Congress Street — Police arrested two people after responding to a domestic disturbance call at 1:15 a.m. Friday.

According to reports, during a Denton officer’s interview, a man admitted to having been punched in the face by his 21-year-old girlfriend.

Police said the suspect, 22, had a bloody nose and dried blood on his forearms, chest and face. He admitted to drinking, police said, and refused to answer any further questions.

After the man was identified through dispatchers, police discovered he had outstanding warrants.

Police arrested him on the warrants and charges of public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The girlfriend was also arrested, according to reports.

500 block of West University Drive — A 23-year-old man reported Friday morning that his cellphone was taken from a shopping cart.

According to the report, he left his phone in a shopping cart and when he returned to the retrieve it, it was gone. When he tried to call his phone, it had been turned off, police said.



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

Forty-four people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 22 reports online.

From 7 a.m. Sunday, March 24, to 7 a.m. Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 87 calls for service, seven reports, nine escorts, 77 parking violations, 45 moving violations and two arrests.

From 7 a.m. Sunday, March 24, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police responded to two theft calls, two reports of unattended vehicles being struck, two medical calls, two reports of drivers with invalid licenses, one reckless damage/destruction call, one disorderly conduct call, one assault call and one report of found property. They made three arrests.

— Megan Gray