Police arrest violent Paradise Valley ex-boyfriend

Mario Junior Rincon (Submitted photo)

Mario Junior Rincon (Submitted photo)

Paradise Valley police responded to a physical domestic violence call in the 7100 block of N. 47th St. at 12:49 a.m. on Aug. 31 that turned into a short pursuit before the victim was arrested at his residence and confessed to the crime.

Suspect Mario Rincon was reportedly trying to kill his ex-girlfriend with a rock, stole property of male victim and was fleeing the scene when police arrived, according to an Aug. 31 Paradise Valley police report.

Officers began a short pursuit with the victim but due to Rincon’s dangerous driving and concern for the public’s safety, officers ended the pursuit and requested Phoenix police attempt to locate and arrest Rincon at his residence in the city of Phoenix, stated the police report.

According to police, the female victim stated Rincon is her ex-boyfriend but he showed up at the residence while she was there with her new boyfriend. Rincon entered the house, shoved her down and began hitting her new boyfriend repeatedly in the head with a rock.

Rincon then stole the male victim’s wallet, phone and money before fleeing the scene, the report stated.

The male victim stated Rincon barged into the house and began hitting him in the face and head repeatedly before stealing his property and fleeing. The male victim had cuts and bruises on his face consistent with his account of the assault, stated police.

The Phoenix police contacted Rincon at his residence where they took him into custody, stated the report. The male victim’s property was located in Rincon’s possession, at which time he admitted to the assault and robbery.

Rincon was interviewed by Paradise Valley Police and booked into the 4th avenue jail on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, armed robbery, unlawful flight and domestic violence, according to police.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, contact the Paradise Valley Police Department at 480-948-7410.

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