HPD investigating assault of couple in S. Houston

HOUSTON – Police are investigating the assault of a couple outside of a south Houston convenience store overnight.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened at 2:30 a.m. Friday at the Truxillo Food Mart located in the 3200 block of Truxillo near Burkett.

At that time, a husband and wife were at the corner store. Police said both the husband and wife were assaulted and hit over the head with a large pad lock. 

When HPD arrived, they found the husband on the ground in the middle of the convenience store parking lot. The wife was laying in the gutter in some water. 

Police said the husband was transported to the hospital in stable condition. HFD was going to transport the wife, but she suddenly jumped out of the ambulance and refused to be transported. 

She was not cooperating with HPD, and she would not say what happened. 

HPD does not know if they were robbed or if it was an argument or what happened.  


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