Assault in Deep Ellum

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, at about 1:50 a.m., Dallas police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 2700 block of Canton Street. The victim and the suspect, who were in a dating relationship, were involved in a physical altercation. The suspect struck the victim multiple times on her head and face with his fists. The suspect then threw the victim to the ground before getting into his vehicle. The victim got into the vehicle with the suspect where he continued to assault her by placing both of his hands around the victim’s neck and strangling her for approximately 7 seconds. The victim got out of the vehicle. The suspect exited the vehicle and ran after the victim, shoved her against a brick wall, causing the victim to fall to the ground. The victim suffered a laceration to the back of her head, scrapes on her knees and a chipped tooth from the assault. 

The suspect left the location before responding officers arrived. Domestic Violence detectives obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect, identified as Jarod Broussard, Black male 36-years-old. He was taken into custody at about 5:45 p.m., by the Fugitive Unit and taken to Lew Sterrett Jail.