Lufkin PD: Man punches sister over $51 he took from her wallet

Edwardo Morales (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Edwardo Morales (Source: Angelina County Jail)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A 47-year-old Lufkin man was arrested on robbery and domestic violence charges Sunday in connection to alleged incident involving his sister.

Edwardo Morales, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail on a third-degree felony robbery charge and a Class A misdemeanor charge of assault-family violence causing bodily injury. Collectively, his bail was set at $4,500.

According to the police report, the incident occurred at a residence in the 1200 block of Myrna Street between 5 and 5:59 p.m. Sunday. Morales allegedly took $51 from his sister's wallet and then punched her when she attempted to get her money back.

The police report did not give any additional information about the incident.

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