FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Police have arrested a man in connection to a vicious sucker punch to a mother in front of her children.
David Earl Thomas, Junior, 34, is now in custody.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
His alleged victim, Jennifer Leedy, suffered a broken nose and her daughters are traumatized by what happened.
Police said Leedy and one of her daughters identified him in a photo lineup.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
“We were talking. We were laughing. We were having a good time. Beautiful day. All of the sudden, he just charged before I even knew what was happening. This person just charged right at me and knocked me down to the ground,” said Leedy. “I remember looking down the street and he was running and he turned to the right… I feel very, very lucky. Very lucky... that the weapon of choice was a fist. And it wasn’t a gun or a knife. Or anything else that you hear nightmares about.”
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