Odessa Man Facing Robbery, Assault Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is accused of beating his ex-girlfriend ten stealing her cell phone and prescription glasses.

Police say 44-year-old Joel Jackson ran up to his ex's car while she was stopped in the road, punched her in the face, grabbed her cell phone and took off.

According to the arrest report, the victim then went to Jackson's house to get her stuff back and he started choking her.

A couple weeks later, Watson's items were returned to Odessa Police by Jackson's current girlfriend.

Jackson is charged with robbery and assault.