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Midland Man Arrested for Attacking His Ex-girlfriend

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND- A Midland man was arrested Monday after stealing a woman's purse.

35 year-old Demetrius Harris now faces charges of robbery.

Police responded to a call at Walker Court near the Windham Garden Hotel and found the victim injured and bloody.

According to the arrest affidavit Harris was waiting outside of the hotel for the victim who is his ex-girlfriend. As she was leaving, he jumped into her car, grabbed her and began dragging her through a parking lot.

A nearby witness told Harris he was going to call the cops. That's when he grabbed her purse and took off in his car.

The victim told police the two had recently broken up...

Police tracked down Harris down and took him into custody. He is facing charges of robbery while causing bodily injury.

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