Levelland Police handled a variety of calls on Thursday. Police responded to a residence in the 1600 block of Houston Street at 2:30 am Thursday morning in reference to an assault that already occurred. When police arrived they found the victim bleeding from above his eye and from his nose. The victim stated that his brother had assaulted him and he feared his brother would kill him because he is disabled and could not defend himself. Police filed a report and advised the victim to notify police immediately if the suspect came back.
Police also responded to a criminal mischief complaint at 7:30 pm Thursday evening. Police were called to a residence in the 1200 block of Avenue D. The victim said that when she left the house at approximately 1:30 pm and returned around 7:30 pm someone had tampered with the back gate and a south window on the back of the house. The owner of the property was advised to contact detectives with the Levelland Police Department with further information on damages.
Police also responded in reference to shoplifting calls at Bealls on Clubview Drive in Levelland and Hibbitt Sports on East Highway 114. Police responded to Bealls at approximately 3:40 pm. An employee advised police that two suspects had stolen an unknown amount of clothing. The employee stated that a White Chevrolet Avalanche had backed into a parking space in the front of the store and the driver had stayed in the vehicle while the male and female suspects had come in the store and started grabbing large amounts of items and suddenly ran out of the store and fled in the Chevrolet Avalanche. While the officer was finishing the report on this call he was advised of a shoplifting at Hibbitt Sports with a vehicle matching the description of the one at this call. He immediately responded to Hibbitt Sports and met with two employees which stated a white Chevrolet Avalanche had backed into a parking space in front of the store and the driver stayed in the vehicle while two female suspects came in the store and grabbed a large amount of clothing and other items and fled the store in the vehicle waiting outside. They reportedly fled on east on highway 114. The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office and Lubbock county Sheriff’s Office was notified of the theft and alerted to stop the vehicle if located.