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Clifton police arrest man after domestic disturbance call leads to pursuit

Posted at 4:01 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 17:01:36-04

CLIFTON, TX — Clifton Police have arrested a man after domestic disturbance call led to a pursuit on Thursday.

Clifton officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence on West 11th street on May 7 around 9 p.m.

Upon arrival, an officer met with a female complainant who had obvious wounds from being assaulted.

The victims son, a minor, had also been assaulted, according to police.

The officer was advised by the female victim that her boyfriend had assualted her and held a knife to her while threatening her, before fleeing the residence just prior to the police's arrival.

The officer said he contacted EMS who responded to the location and assessed the injuries to both victims.

While on scene, police obtained the suspects name and vehicle information which was then provided to dispatch for broadcasting to all area law enforcement.

A short time later, Whitney PD Officers observed the suspect vehicle traveling through their city and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the suspect.

At this point, police say the suspect fled from officers and a pursuit ensued.

Officers pursued the vehicle through Hillsboro and into Johnson County, near Cleburne.

In Johnson County, the suspect lost control of the vehicle and crashed.

The suspect was taken into custody and was later transported to a medical facility for injuries sustained as a result of the crash.

Warrants have been obtained by CPD for Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon (Felony 2), Terroristic Threat (Misd A), and Assualt Causing Bodily Injury (Misd A).

Additional charges are pending by assisting agencies for Evading Arrest/Motor Vehicle.