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Blotter: Man reports assault with croquet mallet

A man reported to Denton police Sunday that he was assaulted with a croquet mallet.

An officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Gregg Street, where the caller told the officer that while he was walking, he was “verbally confronted by an acquaintance” who threw a piece of wood at him.

The caller said he called the acquaintance a name and the individual chased after him and struck him with a croquet mallet.

The officer completed an assault report and photographed the caller’s injuries, according to the report.


Other report

2200 West Oak Street — A man reported to Denton police that sometime between 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, his television, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and other items were removed from his apartment without his consent.

According to a police report, entry to the unit could have gained through an unlocked window.

— Britney Tabor