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Shreveport Police seek man accused of second degree battery on a woman

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Tyrone Puryear, accused of second degree battery Tyrone Puryear, accused of second degree battery
SHREVEPORT, La. -

Shreveport Police detectives are looking for a local man accused of accosting his ex-girlfriend last month.

Around 4:30 a.m. back on September 6, Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to an assault and battery call in the 6500 block of Kennedy Drive. When officers arrived they found an adult female victim who reported that her ex-boyfriend, identified as 41 year-old Tyrone Puryear, attacked her during the course of an argument and struck her multiple times in the face with a closed fist. Puryear also allegedly choked the woman to the point that she almost lost consciousness.

The victim suffered visible injuries as a result of the battery and was treated at the scene by paramedics with the Shreveport Fire Department.

Officers patrolled the area but were unable to find the suspect.

Investigators with the police department's Domestic Violence Unit were assigned the case and, based on information and evidence gathered during their inquiry, obtained an arrest warrant charging Puryear, of Shreveport, with one count of second degree battery.

His bond has been set at $25,000. Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Tyrone Puryear is urged to call Shreveport Police detectives at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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