Authorities arrest suspect in Crockett assault

Frederick Scott (Source: Houston County Jail)
Frederick Scott (Source: Houston County Jail)

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Crockett police say a man is in custody following an assault which has left another man hospitalized with head trauma Friday afternoon.

Lt. Clayton Smith said the assault happened in the 200 block of Darius Street and has left a victim unconscious and with trauma to the head. They flew that man to Tyler, and he is in critical condition.

Smith said they arrested Frederick Scott Jr., in Leon County on a charge of evading arrest. Charges for unauthorized use of motor vehicle and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon are pending.

Crockett police had asked the schools to go on lockdown due to the assault happening close to the campuses.

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