ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Police were called after hearing reports that Pedro Juarez, 34, was holding his girlfriend, Angel Reyes, 26, at gunpoint Wednesday.
Both Juarez and Reyes were taken to Criminal Investigation Division to be interviewed, where Reyes revealed there was no gun involved and that Juarez was not holding her against her will.
She also revealed that Juarez had assaulted her prior to the incident and admitted that Juarez had struck her with his belt several times. She had red marks on her right shoulder, left side and back.
Juarez' interview stated that no gun was ever involved and it was just a firework that went off, though he did admit to assaulting Reyes with a belt.
Juarez was arrested for Assault and an outstanding warrant for Contempt of Court – Child Support.