Gainesville man arrested for hitting his mother

Gainesville man arrested for hitting his mother
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 5:30 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Tyrone Thompkins was arrested by a Gainesville Police Department officer in a Walmart parking lot Wednesday.

Thompkins, 40, was with his 72-year-old mother when he reportedly took her phone and wouldn’t give it back.

She tried to take it back and Thompkins punched her in the face.

When police tried to arrest him, he ran.

Police also found .5 g of MDPV on Thompkins.

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