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Blotter: Woman found covered in mud after escaping vehicle

An Aubrey woman found covered in mud Friday afternoon in the 1600 block of Lakeview Boulevard told police she had run through a wooded area to escape a stranger who forced her into a vehicle, according to reports.

A passerby called police after seeing the mud-covered woman walking in the area. Denton police said the caller reported that the woman said she was forced into a vehicle on East McKinney Street by a stranger.

The woman was able to get out of the vehicle and ran through a wooded area to the location on Lakeview Boulevard, police said. The status of the case is pending, records show.


Other reports

3700 block of Interstate 35E — An argument at a gas station led to the arrest of a 25-year-old man Friday night, police said.

According to reports, an employee at the gas station called police and said he heard a woman yelling for someone to call 911 before he saw the man approaching the woman. When police arrived, the suspect tried to drive away before reporting to police he was just in an argument with his girlfriend.

Police reports state that the man had minor scratches down the right side of his face. Police said the woman, who had a swollen face and cut lip, was inside the station with her two children.

The man was charged with assault causing bodily injury family violence. During a search of his vehicle, police said two baggies of marijuana were found. The suspect was also charged with possession of marijuana less than two ounces.

600 block of West Sycamore Street — A real estate company reported criminal mischief at a home Friday morning. According to reports, a man alleged his ex-girlfriend broke his bedroom window with a rock.



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

Denton police posted 11 reports.

Fifty-two people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

From Sunday, April 13, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 77 calls for service, nine reports, two escorts, 26 parking violations, 21 moving violations and made five arrests.

From Sunday, April 13, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police made 10 arrests and assisted one agency, responded to two theft reports, two medical calls, two crash reports, one reckless damage call, two intoxicated person calls including one minor, one criminal trespass warning, one driving while license invalid call, one possession of drug paraphernalia report and one possession of controlled substance report.

— Megan Gray