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Blotter: Police arrest man for alleged assault

A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and her friend, according to a police report.

The incident happened in the 400 block of Fulton Street.

The suspect’s girlfriend called police and said that he kicked her in the face, according to the police report. She also told police that her boyfriend punched her roommate in the face.

When officers arrived, the suspect was being held down by the maintenance man from the apartment complex where the victims live, according to the police report.

The girlfriend and her roommate said that the boyfriend entered their residence without permission and began assaulting them, according to the report.

The suspect was arrested and charged with burglary with the intent to commit an assault, according to the report.


Other reports

200 block of Inman Street — An officer was dispatched in regard to a violation of a protective order Saturday after a woman called and said that her ex-boyfriend forced his way into her home, according to a police report.

Once inside, the suspect grabbed the caller’s arms and covered her mouth when she tried to call for help, according to the police report. When the suspect left, the woman called police.

The caller left her residence to stay the night with a friend because she was afraid her ex-boyfriend would return, the report stated.

No arrests had been made at the time the police report was filed and the case is still pending, according to the report.

3500 block of Interstate 35E — On Saturday night an officer ran the license plate of a white four-door Lexus and discovered that the vehicle was not registered according to a police report.

The officer followed the vehicle and noted erratic behavior by the driver, according to the police report.

The officer reported the driver appeared to be very nervous and started looking around “as if he was trying to find a place to get away,” according to the police report

The officer activated his overhead lights and pulled the vehicle over.

After a subsequent investigation, the driver was arrested for multiple warrants and possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana under 2 ounces.

— John D. Harden

Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801. 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).