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Man accused of assaulting mother and fighting with police

Jason Leslie Southerland Jason Leslie Southerland
WACO, TX (KXXV) - A 33-year-old Waco man is accused of assaulting his 73-year-old mother during an argument and fighting with officers when they arrived on the scene.

Jason Leslie Southerland has been charged with injury to the elderly, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana for an incident on Tuesday Feb. 25.

According to Sgt. Patrick Swanton with Waco PD, police responded to a disturbance call about 3:30 p.m., at a home in the 900 block of North 24th.

Officers found there had been an argument between Southerland and his 73-year-old mother. He is accused of assaulting his mother and police report she suffered injuries to her face.

Police say Southerland also fought with officers and a Taser had to be used to take him into custody. He was taken to the McLennan County Jail on charges of injury to the elderly, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.
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