Odessa Man Arrested, Charged With Aggravated Assault

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man goes after a group of sisters and then drags one of them by her hair.

Police say 20-year-old John Thomas Peterson, III, and a woman were arguing at an apartment on East 8th Street back in April

The woman didn't file her complaint until June 27 and he was arrested on July sixth.

According to the report, the woman opened the door to let her two sisters in and Peterson came at them with a weight lifting bar trying to hit the two sisters with it.

They got the bar away from him and that's when Peterson got into one of the women's car and tried to drive off.

She went to stop him and he grabbed her by her hair and dragged her for several yards while the car was moving.

Peterson has been charged with aggravated assault.