DART Police Respond to Assault Near Mockingbird Station

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) police say a woman was assaulted with a knife by someone who was trying to steal her purse in the area of the SMU/Mockingbird Station stop in the 5400 block of E. Mockingbird Lane Aug. 30.

DART spokesman Gordon Shattles said DART police were on scene, responded to the incident around 4:30 p.m., and the suspect was taken into custody. Shattles said the woman was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, treated, and released later the same day. 

We’ll update this post as more details become available.

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Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at [email protected]

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