Harlingen man charged with assault and resisting arrest
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a man for assaulting a woman and attempting to resist arrest.
In the early hours of Thursday, September 12th police were dispatched to the 400 block of East Lincoln Street in reference to a disturbance.
When an officer arrived at the location he witnessed a man, later identified as Mario Wilfredo Vidal, 27, grabbing a woman by the shoulder with one hand and attempting to choke her with the other hand.
The officer intervened and attempted to handcuff Vidal, but he resisted by pulling his arms away.
Vidal was finally placed under arrest and charged with assault and resisting arrest.