Man accused of assaulting his mother with baseball bat


A Redwater man is accused of assaulting his mother with a baseball bat.

The attack happened at a house in Redwater around 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

Patty Dodd was transported to the hospital by LifeNet and family reports she is in critical condition.

Dakota L. Dodd, 21, fled into the woods causing a large manhunt to get underway.

Bowie County Deputies used a helicopter and search dogs from Telford prison. Dodd was eventually spotted walking on railroad tracks by the helicopter around 1 p.m. The helicopter guided officers on the ground to Dodd.

Dodd is charged with aggravated assault family violence and failure to identify himself.

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