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First Degree AssaultSuspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Maxwell Patton Jr. of Hyattsville, MD on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by the Cheverly Police Department on December 14th, 2017.

According to the warrant, on December 12th, police responded to the 3500 block of Belleview Avenue in Hyattsville, MD. Once on scene the victim stated that Patton forced entry into the residence and began to argue. Patton then allegedly physically assaulted the victim before fleeing the residence.

Upon receipt of the warrant, Sheriff’s Deputies investigation determined that Patton could be located in the 3500 block of Belleview Avenue. Deputies went to the location and informed Patton that there was a warrant for his arrest. Patton was taken into custody without incident and transported to Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Patton is also charged with Second Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment.