A 25-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused threatening his girlfriend at a South Broadway Street store June 21, 2020.
The man allegedly struck the girlfriend’s rear view mirror inside her vehicle, damaging not only the mirror but also a section of the windshield. Then he allegedly threatened the woman, causing her to fear for her safety and that of her children, deputies alleged in arrest reports.
An off-duty deputy was alerted around 6:10 p.m. June 21 regarding the situation. The off-duty deputy called for on-duty officers. Upon arrival, deputies were made aware of the situation. The man was taken into custody at the South Broadway Street business Sunday, June 21, and transported to jail on a charge of assault by threat, according to arrest reports.
The 25-year-old Sulphur Springs resident remained in Hopkins County jail Monday morning, June 22, on the Class C misdemeanor charge, according to jail reports.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.