A child was struck by a vehicle in Krum on Wednesday afternoon and taken to a Denton hospital, the Krum Police Department said.

Fire responders in Krum were dispatched at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of East McCart Street to a call saying a vehicle had struck a child. There was no word on the child’s condition Wednesday evening.

Krum Police Chief Terry Hargis confirmed the incident and said the cause was still under investigation Wednesday evening. The child was driven to a Denton hospital, Hargis said, and other reports indicated the child needed to be airlifted.

Hargis said more information would be available Thursday.

No arrests in Egan robbery as investigation continues

Denton police have made no arrests in the May 19 home invasion that caught the attention of many residents that Sunday night. An investigation is still underway, police said Wednesday.

Residents around Egan and Anna streets that night noticed a heavy police presence, including the use of a K-9 unit and a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter, as the authorities tried to track down the two culprits.

Police said a pregnant woman and her boyfriend reported that two men kicked in the door to their home in the 300 block of Egan Street and tried to rob them. The man was assaulted. Police said it was a robbery attempt, but no property was reported stolen, authorities said.

Police said the assailants ran from the home, and officers set up a perimeter in the area around Anna Street until about 1 a.m. Their efforts were largely unsuccessful, and the investigation was still ongoing two and a half weeks later.

Police: Man points gun at woman while driving her car

A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly pointing a pistol at his girlfriend while he was driving her vehicle, according to a police report.

Police got a call around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to come to a hotel in the 600 block of South Interstate 35E. A woman reported that a man was pointing a gun at another woman.

Police arrived and were told the man was driving the woman’s car and pointing a pistol at her. Officers found the vehicle near the hotel, police said.

Police said they found the pistol and discovered it had been reported stolen in Oklahoma.

The man was arrested and charged with deadly conduct, unauthorized use of a vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, records show. He was taken to the Denton City Jail on the three charges.

Other reports

600 block of South Mayhill Road A man on probation allegedly assaulted an employee who was administering a drug test to the man Tuesday morning, according to a police report.

The report shows the man tried to use a device to pass the drug test. When the employee confronted him about it, the man allegedly pushed him up against a wall and left the building, the report shows.

2200 block of West Oak Street An employee at Texas Woman’s University told police Tuesday that someone fraudulently took out $42,000 in private student loans in his name, according to a police report.

Financial crimes investigators will handle the case, Denton police said.

200 block of South Bonnie Brae Street A woman told police that she agreed to buy a stereo system from a man on Snapchat, but when they met in person, he gave her a bag of trash, stole $200 in cash and ran off, according to a police report.


From 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday:

  • The Denton County Sheriff’s Office handled 1,008 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.
  • The Denton Police Department handled 168 service and officer-initiated calls and made 11 arrests.
  • Denton firefighters responded to 27 medical calls.

DALTON LAFERNEY can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @daltonlaferney.

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