Altercation at Longhorn Saloon leaves one injured

June 2, 2011 at 1:02 a.m.

An altercation between Victoria residents Leopoldo Gutierrez, 21, and his girlfriend Janell Garcia, 21, at Longhorn Saloon, North Ben Jordan Street, became heated, resulting in physical assault at 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

Gutierrez struck Garcia several times on the head and in the face, according to Police Lt. Jason Cross. Upon further investigation, they found that Gutierrez had been assaulting Garcia since Wednesday.

When the police arrived on scene, Gutierrez and Garcia fled. Gutierrez will face charges for aggravated assault and evading detention.

Garcia was transported to Citizens Medical Center with cuts, bruises and a broken nose, but she will also face charges for violation of parole in a possession of controlled substance case.



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