SAN BENITO, TX — San Benito police arrested a man on a assault charge after he struck his girlfriend with a broom stick knocking her unconscious.
On Saturday, December 14th San Benito police were called to Harlingen Medical Center in reference to a woman being assaulted.
The responding officer spoke to the victim who stated that while having dinner with her boyfriend, identified as Josue Casarez, 43, her cell phone rang causing Casarez to become enraged punching her in the face and then striking on the top of her head with a broom stick causing her to become unconscious.
Police located Casarez at his home and arrested him on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was arraigned and handed a $20,000 bond.