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Police: Woman assaulted in woods early Thursday

A 30-year-old Denton woman reported she was assaulted in the woods early Thursday morning.

Reports show the woman told Denton police she was out for a walk in the 1500 block of Stuart Road when she was dragged into the woods by an unknown person and was cut with a knife.

Further information about the woman’s injuries was not available.

The reported assault began at 1:30 a.m. before the suspect fled the scene, according to police.

An investigation is underway.

Other reports

1900 block of North Ruddell Street — A routine traffic stop by Denton County sheriff’s deputies on Oct. 31 led to a charge of driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance against a 40-year-old Denton man. The man was charged with having three or more previous DWIs.

2700 block of West University Drive — An employee of a large, discounted retail store reported to police three people shoplifted merchandise after 9 p.m. Thursday night. Police searched the area upon arrival and completed a report. Items taken from the store were not listed, reports show.


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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 769 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 298 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 19 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 18 medical calls, two electrical shorts, one Dumpster or outside trash fire and two vehicle accidents.

Argyle police assisted three agencies and responded to one animal complaint.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls, one traffic transport and assisted one citizen. Aubrey police responded to one burglary, one noise complaint, one medical call, one theft, seven traffic calls and one traffic transport incident.

Corinth police assisted one agency and two motorists and responded to one medical call, one missing person, two suspicious activity calls, 13 traffic calls, three welfare concerns, four traffic transport incidents and two animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to eight traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted four agencies and responded to 11 traffic calls, one suspicious activity call and one traffic transport.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic transport. Justin police responded to nine traffic calls, one welfare concern and one burglary.

Krum firefighters responded to one assault or sexual assault, one illegal burn and two medical calls. Krum police assisted one agency and responded to seven traffic calls and three animal complaints.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one traffic transport incident, six medical calls and assisted one citizen.

Lewisville police made seven arrests.

Little Elm police responded to one assault, one burglary, two Child Protective Services referrals, two criminal mischief reports, two disturbance calls, one harassment report, one noise complaint, one reckless driver, 10 traffic calls, two welfare concerns, two traffic transport incidents, one animal bite report, one animal complaint and assisted two motorists.

North East police assisted one agency and responded to one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call and 10 traffic calls.

Northlake police responded to one disturbance call, 12 traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

Oak Point police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one suspicious activity call, seven traffic calls, one welfare concern, one traffic transport incident and one animal complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to one assault or sexual assault.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to one criminal mischief report and one animal complaint.

Sanger firefighters responded to one assault or sexual assault, one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call, one illegal burn and two medical calls. Sanger police responded to three traffic transport incidents, three traffic calls, one theft, one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call, one harassment report and one medical call.

The Colony firefighters responded to three medical calls, one victim removal, one public service call, one motor vehicle accident and assisted one agency.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one structure fire. Trophy Club police responded to five burglary reports, one fireworks complaint, three thefts, four traffic calls and one welfare concern.

— Megan Gray