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Denton Police Investigating Assault At Buc-ee's

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Assault At Buc-ee's In Denton

DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Police in Denton said they are investigating an assault at a Buc-ee's that was captured on video Saturday afternoon.

Police said they responded to the Buc-ee's in the 2800 block of South I-35E at around 12:40 p.m. A victim told officers he was assaulted by an unknown male.

According to police, the victim told officers he and a friend saw a group of President Donald Trump supporters and that a verbal argument ensued.

During the incident, police said the victim reported being punched in the face by one of the supporters. Police said officers saw an abrasion below the victim's right eye brow and a broken tooth.

Police said they received video of the incident that had been circulating on social media.

In an update Saturday evening, police Chief Frank Dixon said the suspect was identified and that detectives were working on obtaining an arrest warrant. The chief said the suspect is not a resident of Denton.

Anyone who may have information on the incident or the suspect is asked to call police at 940.349.8181.

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