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Wichita Falls man arrested after alleged assault, more charges pending

William David Starnes, 46, was arrested following an aggravated assault call to WFPD on Monday. (Source: WCSO) William David Starnes, 46, was arrested following an aggravated assault call to WFPD on Monday. (Source: WCSO)
WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -

A Wichita Falls man has pending charges following an assault late Monday morning.

According to the WFPD, William David Starnes, 46, assaulted a 64-year-old man who tried to intervene when he saw Starnes assaulting a 59-year-old woman in the 500 block of Burkburnett Road. 

Witnesses told officers, just before noon, Starnes struck the victim in the head with a wood board, critically injuring him. The victim was rushed to United Regional and placed in ICU. 

Starnes fled from the scene and was later found at a home in the 1400 block of N. 6th Street and arrested for drug-related charges. 

At this time, Starnes has only been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Assault Family Violence for his alleged attack on a 59-year-old woman. 

However, WFPD officials said additional charges are pending. Stay with News Channel 6 as we continue to follow this developing story. 

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