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Aggravated assault charge leveled against young man

Dec 16, 2019 | Violent Crimes

Many feelings or scenarios can cause people to act irrationally. In some cases, individuals may act this way due to anger management issues, instability in their lives or other problems that they need help to address. Unfortunately, if they are not able to keep their actions under control, they may end up harming another person and facing criminal charges for assault.

One man in Texas was recently taken into custody after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. Apparently, the 19-year-old man and 22-year-old woman had met just three weeks before the man purportedly attacked the woman. She claims that she and the man had gotten into an argument early in the day and that he had attacked her. She also stated that the assault lasted for hours and that the man had punched her several times, put her in a closet and carved his name into her forehead with a knife.

The man reportedly left the scene, but it was unclear whether he left before or after authorities were contacted. Nonetheless, authorities apprehended the man, and he is currently facing charges for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. At the time of the report, he was still in custody on a $75,000 bond.

Undoubtedly, this man wants to handle the aggravated assault charge as best as possible. He could face increased penalties due to the aggravated nature of the allegations, but he has the right to create and present a criminal defense against the charges in a Texas court of law. It may benefit him to gain information on his legal options.