Aggravated assault suspect arrested after tipster calls police, San Marcos PD says

Trine Pastrano, 49, arrested Friday afternoon

Trine Pastrano (KSAT)

SAN MARCOS, Texas – San Marcos police have arrested a suspect who was wanted on an outstanding warrant on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after receiving a tip from a citizen.

Police arrested Trine Pastrano, 49, on Friday afternoon after someone saw him dining at a restaurant in San Marcos and called in the tip.

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Pastrano was sought following an assault he fled from on July 11 at the Classic Inn in the 900 block of North I-35.

The suspect was arrested without incident, according to SMPD.

Pastrano is awaiting processing at the Hays County Jail, police say. A mugshot was not immediately available.

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