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Man arrested after leading Falls County officials on manhunt

Posted at 9:54 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 08:04:22-04

SATIN, TX — The Falls County Sheriff's Office said they have caught the man accused of assaulting a pastor with a metal pipe near Chilton.

There was a manhunt underway Wednesday evening.

Officials said the man assaulted the pastor at a church in Satin on FM 434 around 7:30 p.m., and then the suspect fled the scene on foot in his underwear.

The suspect is a known person to authorities, but his name is not being released at this time.

The pastor was taken to a local hospital to be treated for facial eye and head injuries, said officials.