Man Attacks Grandfather, Arrested on Assault Charges

Man Attacks Grandfather, Arrested on Assault Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars after he attacked his grandfather last week.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 1400 block of South Sam Houston in reference to a disturbance.

When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with a 67-year-old male.

The victim reported that his grandson, 30-year-old Joseph Mireles, wrapped both of his hands around his neck and squeezed, making it hard for him to breathe.

Mireles has been arrested on charges of assault by choking – family violence.