Update: Police identify, seek woman who ran over three people in Tyler
POSTED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 12:03pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 2:00pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — On Tuesday, Tyler Police announced that they have obtained three arrest warrants for second degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for Brittany Michelle Barrett, 22. Barrett's bond was set at $225,000.Brittany Michelle Barrett
On May 14, 2012 Barrett was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer in the 2100 block of N. Grand. Barrett is accused of intentionally hitting three people with her vehicle after a fight inside a local nightclub.
Police need your help in locating Barrett. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Barrett are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.
On Monday, Tyler police found the suspected vehicle that was involved in the aggravated assault on N. Grand.
Investigators made contact with the suspect who showed up at a local hospital to be treated for injuries she sustained during the fight.
Investigators are interviewing subjects that were present at the scene or involved in the incident. This case remains under investigation and further details will be released when made available.
Release from Tyler Police Department
Original report: Tyler Police are searching for a woman who ran over three people after a fight outside a local motorcycle club.
Police were called to the 2100 block of North Grand at about 2:30 am Monday because of a large fight and reports that several people had been run over by a vehicle.
When officers arrived, they found a woman laying in the street. Everyone else involved had left the scene. The injured woman told police that several black women were fighting inside a building owned by a local motorcycle club. The fight eventually moved to the parking lot where a black woman, described as about 25 years old, wearing a pink shirt and blue jean shorts, got into a tan or gray Ford SUV. After initially leaving the scene in the SUV, the woman then drove back into the parking lot, running over three people in the process.
Two victims, both black males, were taken to Mother Frances Hospital in a private vehicle. The other injured woman was taken to Mother Frances by EMS.
All of the victims' injuries are listed as serious but not life-threatening. Officers searched the neighborhood but couldn't find the suspect. Anyone with information about this aggravated assault is asked to contact Tyler Police as (903) 531-1000. The investigation is ongoing.