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Man wanted on aggravated battery charge


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A man accused of striking his girlfriend and damaging her home during a domestic dispute last month is wanted by Roswell police.

Jason Michael Taylor (Submitted Photo)

Jason Michael Taylor, 40, is charged with one count each of aggravated battery and criminal damage, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Roswell Police Department. The release announced Taylor’s addition to Roswell’s Most Wanted, the department’s gallery of criminal suspects sought by police.

Taylor is described as 6 feet 3 inches tall and 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

No court documents were available about the incident that led to the criminal charges filed against Taylor, but the press release states Taylor’s former girlfriend sustained numerous injuries when he allegedly physically assaulted her at her residence, where he had been staying at the time.

The press release states Taylor allegedly struck her in the head with a bottle, in the face with another object and pushed her off an elevated porch.

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Taylor is also suspected of ripping an interior door off the hinges and breaking a table, the release states. Before leaving the residence, he reportedly threatened to come back and burn the house down.

People with information about the location of Taylor or information that could possibly lead to his arrest should contact RPD at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-8477.

The release states that callers can remain anonymous and individuals who do report information to Crime Stoppers could be eligible for a reward if their information leads to an arrest or conviction.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301 or breakingnews@rdrnews.com.

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