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Man arrested for punching girlfriend, attempting to run her over with vehicle

Damian Mosqueda (Source: Odessa Police Department) Damian Mosqueda (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

One man is behind bars on charges following an incident in Odessa on Saturday night.

Damian Mosqueda, 29, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence) and for a warrant.

We're told police were called out to the 1100 block of Avenida De Mexico in reference to an assault victim.

Police said an investigation revealed that after a 27-year-old female got into an argument with her boyfriend, later identified as Mosqueda.

That's when, police said, he struck her with a closed fist, causing injury under her right eye.

According to the report, that's when, Mosqueda began to reverse his vehicle knowing that his girlfriend was standing behind the vehicle.

We're told the vehicle struck the girlfriend's right thigh and Mosqueda fled the scene before police arrived.

Mosqueda was later located, arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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