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San Marcos police search for assault suspect

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Photo captured from video posted by the San Marcos Police Department on Facebook.

Update: April 20, 2:57 p.m.
The suspect accused of assaulting a man downtown last month has turned himself in.
Bryan Albert Garcia, 34, of Boerne turned himself in April 19 to the Hays County Jail. He was charged with assault bodily injury and serious bodily injury. The man Garcia struck is still recovering from the injuries sustained last month.
The incident occurred March 10 at 12:54 a.m. in front of the Hive, a bar on the Square, located at 100 W. Hopkins St. After Garcia hit the victim, the victim’s head struck the ground, knocking him unconscious and causing severe head trauma.
“San Marcos Police received an anonymous tip from the public in response to social media messages posted by the department,” stated a city press release.
According to the release, police issued a warrant for Garcia’s arrest, and he turned himself in when he became aware of the warrant.


The San Marcos Police Department is searching for an individual who committed an assault on a man earlier in the month, causing several injuries.
The incident occurred March 10 around 12:45 a.m. in front of the Hive, located at 100 W. Hopkins in downtown San Marcos.
The victim suffered severe head trauma when his head struck the ground, knocking him unconscious.
The video of the assault was posted to the SMPD Facebook page. Anyone who can recognize the man from the video or with any information about the incident should contact SMPD Detective Aubry at [email protected] or call 512-753-2108.

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