PALATINE, Ill. (STMW) — Police are looking for a man suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.
An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for 34-year-old Joseph L. Lopez of Mount Prospect, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. Lopez is charged with aggravated domestic violence.
He is accused of “severely beating” a woman late Tuesday inside a car in a parking lot in unincorporated Palatine.
Lopez threatened to shoot police officers who come in contact with him and kill himself, police said in a statement. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone who sees Lopez should call sheriff’s police at (708) 865-4896. Avoid contact with the suspect, they say.
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