LC Man Arrested for Child Abuse After SWAT Standoff
POSTED: Friday, July 29, 2011 - 7:33pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 8:21am
LAS CRUCES - We're learning more about what led to a SWAT standoff in Las Cruces, near Spruce Ave, yesterday.
Reyes Francisco Perez, 26, was arrested on child abuse charges.
Las Cruces police said Perez was injecting himself with a hypodermic needle on Wednesday, and became angry when he noticed his nine-year-old daughter was watching him. He then repeatedly hit the girl, causing her to bruise.
Perez is now being held at the Dona Ana County detention center.