Police K-9 helps take down man accused of 2 assaults within week

San Marcos man Rex Lloyd got facial injuries from dog

By Camelia Juarez - News Intern

SAN MARCOS, Texas - A San Marcos man accused of assault was taken into custody with the help of a police K-9 this past weekend.

According to Hays County online records, Rex Lloyd, 52, was booked into the Hays County Jail on Saturday. 

San Marcos police said they went to Lloyd's home after they received a call for an assault. 

When officers arrived, Lloyd barricaded himself in his home, police said. 

According to a preliminary report, Lloyd was armed and was making threats to officers.

San Marcos police called for assistance from Hays County SWAT, who arrived at the scene.

After several hours, Lloyd continued to resist arrest and a police dog was used to help take him into custody.

The police K-9 caused injuries to Lloyd's face, police said. 

Lloyd was charged for an assault family violence with a previous conviction, a third-degree felony.

Police later added charges for resisting arrest and making a terroristic threat against a peace officer.  

Lloyd is being held at the Hays County Jail, records show.

Lloyd was previously charged with an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon June 1, and was released on bond June 4.

Records also showed Lloyd has a laundry list of charges.

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