Sulphur Springs Teen Accused Of Assault

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A Sulphur Springs teen was arrested Monday afternoon on a Class A misdemeanor assault charge.

Sulphur Springs police were dispatched at 12:15 p.m. to a disturbance in the 200 block of Parkins Street. Upon arrival, officers talked to the alleged victim. The female reportedly had visible injuries on her right hand, allegedly caused by the 17-year-old male.

The teen also was accused of removing a phone from her hand as she was talking with law enforcement. He allegedly admitted to removing the phone from her hands. The 17-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody for family violence assault causing bodily injury.

The teen remained in the county jail Tuesday, Sept. 10 in lieu of $2,000 bond on the assault charge. Sept. 9 marks the second time the 17-year-old has been arrested this year. He also spent March 8-11 in the county jail on an evading arrest or detention charge, according to jail reports.

Author: Faith Huffman

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