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Police: Man rode on roof of car from Lakeport to Longview while assaulting wife

Police: Man rode on roof of car from Lakeport to Longview while assaulting wife
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POSTED: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 5:36pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:29am

A Longview man was arrested Thursday morning after authorities said he assaulted his wife from the roof of their car as it drove from Lakeport to Longview.

Gregg County sheriff’s deputies said Charles Taylor Carroll, 23, climbed on the roof of the couple’s Chevy Tahoe as she tried to flee from him, forced down the driver window, and pulled her hair as she drove North on Texas 149. He was held Friday under suspicion of assault family violence with a previous conviction.

According to the probable cause affidavit for his arrest, the incident began about 3 a.m. when Carroll’s wife, Sherry Marie Carroll, 34, took the couple’s Chevy Tahoe from the home where he was staying at SG18 on Lake Cherokee.

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