January 24, 2021

LPD searches for man video recorded assaulting, forcing woman into a vehicle

Laredo police officers are looking for a man who was recorded beating, dragging and forcing a woman into a vehicle, authorities said on Tuesday afternoon.

Police officers were dispatched at about 2 a.m. Tuesday to an assault report in the intersection of Ejido and Laredo Street. A gray pickup pulled over on the side of the road. Then, a man exited the vehicle and began viciously attacking a female passenger.

Surveillance footage from the area recorded the man parking the pickup, possibly a Dodge Ram, and exiting the vehicle. He then opens the passenger door behind the driver side and strikes the female passenger four times.

“The male suspect then yanks the victim out from the backseat and throws her down onto the floor. Once on the floor, the male suspect is seen dragging the victim from her hair as he continues to strike and kick the victim,” police said

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