Still image from the patrol car dashcam.
Town and Country, MO (KSDK) - A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with an assault that happened Wednesday night in Town and Country.
Authorities say they were called to the 14200 block of Willowbend Park for a report of a disturbance.
The caller stated a male was assaulting a female who was screaming.
When the officer arrived he saw a male and female on the sidewalk, and when the female saw the patrol car she began waving her arms. The male then ran south across two parking lots and was unable to be located.
On Thursday, the suspect was identified as 17-year-old Demetrie Javon Thomas.
Thomas was charged with assault, peace disturbance, attempted stealing, and harassment. Additional felony may be considered.
He is held at the St. Louis County Justice Center on a $4,000 cash-only bond.