Monday, December 6, 2021

Southlake Police Make Arrest in Sexual Assault Case

Southlake Police make arrest in sexual assault case that occurred at a local restaurant.

Shortly before 7:00 pm on Friday, 9-2-16, Southlake officers responded to a restaurant in the 1100 block of E. FM 1709 in reference to a reported sexual assault. Upon their arrival, officers met with an adult female who reported that she was assaulted by an adult male subject in one of the restaurant bathrooms. The suspect fled the scene shortly after the assault. During the course of the investigation, Southlake Detectives were able to positively identify the suspect and secure an arrest warrant.

On Monday morning, 9-5-16, around 1:30 am, 42-year old Ellan Brian Thomas was arrested and charged with sexual assault. His bond was set at $50,000.

Ellen Thomas