Texas authorities on Sunday said the man accused of brutal defeat of a transgender woman in a broad daylight attack on cellphone video was arrested.
Edward Thomas, 29, was arrested at 9:30 am. on Sunday in "his role in excessive attack," reported The Dallas Morning News, citing the police. & # 39;
Authorities reported that the woman reported the attack while receiving treatment at the hospital on Friday night. He told officials that the attack occurred on Friday after he was involved in a minor traffic accident near an apartment complex in the southern part of Dallas, according to a police statement released on Saturday.
A attended video of the attack posted on Facebook shows a man in a white t-shirt with a severe female defeat, apparently in unconsciousness, while people are looking and the homophobic slurs shouted.
Some women eventually brought the victim's limp body to safety.
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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said that "very angry about what the sorcerer's violence appears against this woman" and the responsible are not represents what most residents feel about the "growing city LGBTQ community."
The Associated Press contributed to this report