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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Assaulting Common-Law Wife

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A 38-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused Wednesday morning of assaulting his common-law wife, according to arrest reports.

Sulphur Springs police officers responded just before 8 a.m. Nov. 16, 2022, on Sunset Street to what was reported as a possible assault in progress.

Upon arrival, officers reported hearing yelling inside the residence. As police approached the residence, the male residence stepped outside, screaming at his common-law wife as he did and was detained.

Officers reported injuries visible on the wife’s neck, allegedly sustained when her common-law husband pushed her face against the wall. He also was accused of taking a phone from his common-law wife during the altercation, preventing her from talking to a 911 operator to seek help during the altercation. He also allegedly tried to damage the phone to prevent her from using it to call 911.

The 38-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody and transported to the county jail, where he was booked in just before 9 a.m. Nov. 16, 2022, on Class A misdemeanor family violence assault and interference with an emergency 911 call charges, according to arrest reports.

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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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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