Common-law husband assaults wife, child and mother-in-law
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a man wanted for assaulting three family members during a argument.
On June 15th Harlingen police were dispatched to the 700 block of Monroe Street in reference to a disturbance.
A woman informed the responding officer that her common-law husband, identified as Miguel Angel Mireles, 23, had struck her twice behind the head with a closed fist and shoved her face with an open hand. He then slapped the victim's child on the face and spat on his mother-in-law's face.
An arrest warrant was issued and on Wednesday, July 23rd officers located Mireles and arrested him on charges of injury to a child, injury to an elderly person with intent of body injury and he was handed a $35,000 bond.