Electra Police Dismiss Suspect’s ‘She Fell Off Truck’ Story

ELECTRA (KFDX/KJTL) — Electra police say a suspect in an assault admitted his version of how an injured woman made him look bad, and he insisted his injuries were the result of his fall from his truck.

The police, however, would not accept his version and Daniel Wayne Wyatt of Electra was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He was released on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 on $25,000 bond.

On Monday, June 10, police received a report of a woman bleeding from a head wound in West Franklin.

They said they found the victim sitting on the ground, crying and bleeding from a large cut to his head.

She told police that Wyatt smashed a full beer bottle over her head. A witness told police she heard screaming, went outside and saw Wyatt leaving in his truck.

Officers found him on Ida Street and said, when asked what happened in West Franklin, that he had nothing to do with the woman’s injuries.

They were also told that when they arrived at Ida Street, he called the police to tell them he had nothing to do with “this situation”.

When asked for his version of what happened, they said he told them she fell out of his truck and that when he tried to get her to go to the hospital, she had “gone crazy”.

When asked why he didn’t stay at the scene until paramedics arrived, they said he admitted the situation made him look bad.

Police said they doubted his version because they found shards of green glass on the floor with blood on them, a strong smell of alcohol, and paramedics said they found shards of glass on the man’s face. the victim.

She said that before leaving, Wyatt told her to tell the police that she had fallen out of his truck.

The victim required 18 stitches to close the head wound.

This is a developing story. Stick to the Texoma homepage for updates as more information becomes available. All people accused of a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.