TPD: Man wanted in connection to 2 injured in hammer attack arrested in Joplin, Missouri

Posted at 2:47 PM, Aug 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-26 16:01:01-04

TULSA – The man wanted as a person of interest in relation to hammer attack was arrested out of Joplin Friday.

Tulsa police say that Jose Diaz was arrested around 9:30 a.m. at a bus station in Joplin by the Southwest Fugitive Apprehension Marshal Task Force. He was wanted on complaint of assault and battery with a deadly weapon. 

Diaz is believed to be the last person seen running from the residence where two people were found with severe head wounds.

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