Mariana Illescas charged in assault of boyfriend; pushes him in a parking lot

19-year-old Mariana Illescas was jailed on August 25th after police responded to what was initially coded as a suicide threat in Lasaters’ parking lot on Highway 76. Illescas told police that she and her boyfriend were arguing about their relationship, and she pushed him twice, harder the second time. Police asked Elijah Yarbrough about the incident, and he stated that his girlfriend pushed him lightly, but he would not give a written statement. There is no prior domestic violence history between the two.

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