Metro police cruiser vandalized after child found walking along East Nashville street

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man arrested on a domestic assault charge kicked out the window of a Metro police cruiser, then spit on an officer, according to investigators.

Officers responded Monday morning to Treutlan Place, where someone reported seeing a child walking in the street.

Lamarim Holder
Lamarim Holder (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

As police approached the area, they said a man, identified in an arrest warrant as Lamarim Holder, grabbed the child and entered a home on Treutlan Place.

Officers knocked on the door, but said Holder refused to come outside. At one point, they reported hearing Holder arguing with a woman inside the residence.

When the woman emerged from the home, she told police that Holder had punched and slapped her, then pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her.

Officers said Holder’s mother eventually helped to bring him outside, where he surrendered to police.

Once Holder was in custody, a warrant states he kicked the window out of the cruiser, then spit on the windows and on an officer’s leg.

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Holder was booked into the Metro jail on charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault on an officer and felony vandalism. His bond was set at $35,000.

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