Lubbock grand jury indicts man charged with assaulting a police

Lubbock grand jury indicts man charged with assaulting a police officer

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

A Lubbock grand jury indicted a man charged with theft and assaulting a police officer. According to a police report, officers were called to the Walmart located off the South Loop. 

Police report Jacob Breedlove, 27, was seen putting items into a backpack when police advised him to stop. Breedlove reportedly continued running and tried reaching into the backpack, but was unable to open it. He dropped the backpack and ran northbound through the entry doors and into the parking lot. 

A police report indicates after multiple attempts in trying to take Breedlove into custody, Breedlove tried to pull a knife from his back pocket on the responding officer. While the officer was searching his wallet, Breedlove began running while under arrest with handcuffs on. After he was taken into custody by police, officers searched his bag and found a stolen firearm and drug paraphernalia. 

According to police he is a convicted felon with outstanding warrants. He is charged with attempted aggravated assault on a peace officer; possession of a stolen firearm; evading and resisting arrest; unlawful carrying of weapons; theft and reckless damage.

He is held on a $15,000 bond.

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