Manhunt underway for male suspected of assaulting East Texas police officer

Authorities have identified their suspect as Antonio Dejuan Trammel

Marshall, Texas, police officer assaulted; manhunt underway for suspect

MARSHALL, Texas (KSLA) - A manhunt is underway in Marshall, Texas.

The search is centered around the area of East Travis Street and Indian Springs Drive, authorities report.

Marshall, Texas, police say this image of Antonio Dejuan “Tony” Trammel is from the body camera of an officer he is suspected of assaulting the night of May 13. Trammel stands 6' 1" tall, weighs about 176 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, records show. (Source: Marshall, Texas, Police Department)
Marshall, Texas, police say this image of Antonio Dejuan “Tony” Trammel is from the body camera of an officer he is suspected of assaulting the night of May 13. Trammel stands 6' 1" tall, weighs about 176 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, records show. (Source: Marshall, Texas, Police Department)

Police are looking for a 34-year-old man suspected of assaulting an officer.

That officer was seriously hurt but is alert, oriented and stable, authorities report.

The assault occurred Monday night, police Lt. Len Ames said.

Police got a report of a welfare concern and a report of a person with a weapon in the 2900 block of East Travis.

Then about 7:03 p.m., dispatchers were notified about an altercation and an injury to an officer at that scene.

Authorities have identified their suspect as Antonio Dejuan “Tony” Trammel, whom they say ran away after the assault.

He stands 6′ 1″ tall, weighs about 176 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, records show.

Authorities are sharing a photograph of him from the Police Department and one from his Facebook page in hopes of helping apprehend him.

Most recently, police also shared an image of Trammel captured by the body camera of the officer he is suspected of assaulting.

Authorities have said that Trammel also is wanted on an outstanding warrant on a parole violation.

They are urging residents to be alert and call 911 if they see anything out of the ordinary.

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