Midland man accused of assaulting ex-wife, taking child

Midland man accused of assaulting ex-wife, taking child
Jacob Lewis (Source: Midland County Sheriff's Office)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Police say a man in Midland assaulted his ex-wife then took off with their son.

Officers were called out to a Midland apartment complex around 5:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

The woman there told them she had asked her ex-husband, Jacob Lewis, to give her back a key to the apartment.

The report says a fight broke out.

The woman tried to call 911 when Lewis punched her in the mouth to keep her from talking then took the phone from her.

She claims Lewis also put his arm around her neck.

All this before taking off with their three-year-old son without her permission.

Lewis was arrested on Sunday and charged with interfering with an emergency call and assault family violence impending breathing.

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