Lufkin PD: Man threatened brother with wooden cross, brick

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin man was arrested on two misdemeanor charges Thursday night after he threatened his brother with a wooden cross and a brick, fled the scene, and was found outside a nearby gas station.

Jarrad Clark Jacobs, 48, of Lufkin, was arrested Thursday and charged with two Class A misdemeanors - assault by threat - family violence and public intoxication. He was released later that day after he posted a bail amount of $1,000.

According to the Lufkin Police Department's daily activity report, the incident occurred at about 8:44 p.m. in the 500 block of Bynum Street.

Jacobs threatened his brother with a wooden cross, the report stated. The brother told police that he knocked the cross out of Jacobs' hands, and then Jacobs grabbed a brick and came toward him in a threatening manner.

After the brother knocked Jacobs to the ground, he fled the scene on foot, the report stated.

Lufkin PD officers found him outside a nearby gas station a short time later and arrested him.

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