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Tyler man arrested for aggravated assault of wife, child

TYLER, October 18, 2013— On Thursday, at approximately 12:57 p.m., Tyler Police Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Bellehaven Court, in regard to an Aggravated Assault. 

While en route, officers were informed that the suspect, identified as Vahid Lamea, 52, from Tyler, had assaulted his wife and child with a knife. 

Once on scene, officers located Vahid Lamea and the two victims still inside their residence.  Officers quickly made entry into the residence and, following a thorough investigation, placed  Vahid Lamea under arrest on two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Failure to Identify. 

The wife and child were transported to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital where they were treated and released.    


An arrest does not mean that the individual or individuals have been convicted of the alleged violation, unless otherwise noted. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.

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