HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a boyfriend for assaulting his girlfriend during an argument.
On Thursday, June 6, police responded to a call in reference to an assault in the 500 block of North J Street.
Officers were informed by the female, 22, that her boyfriend, Samuel Silva, 27, had punched her several times in the back of the head with his fists.
Patrol units, in the area, searched for Silva, but he was not found. Investigators later obtained an arrest warrant for Silva on an assault charge.
On Tuesday, June 18, Silva was located and arrested on the outstanding warrant and his bond was set at $5,000.