Video of Assault Posted to Social Media Lands Teen in Jail

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Duncanville Police Department detective Jeff Pollock tracks down assault suspect in cyber space

Detective Jeff Pollock saw something troubling on social media and recognized that it happened in Armstrong Park. A video posted on social media clearly showed two teenagers in Duncanville being brutally assaulted by another teen in the a park.

Pollock recognized the park as Armstrong Park and shared the video of the assault with fellow officers and several officers recognized the incident as one that had been reported, but had very little suspect information to follow-up on.

Detective Pollock investigated the social media site where the video was posted and was able to identify the suspect as 18-year-old Cameron Mikal Hendrix. Both victims were identified, one of which was 14 years old. Based on the video evidence and statements provided by the victims an arrest warrant was issued for Cameron Mikal Hendrix.

Cameron Hendrix was taken into custody at 12:30 pm on July 28, 2015 and is being held in the Duncanville City Jail on charges of felony injury to a child and Assault.