What began as a hit and run investigation in Texarkana, Texs last week has been upgraded to aggravated assault.Leamon Allen Jr. was found unresponsive on the side of the road in the 800 block of Phenie Street last Thursday morning. Information obtained during the investigation has led authorities to change the charges from hit and run to aggravated assault.

46 year old Roy Lee Bailey of Texas, Texas was arrested by Arkansas side police over the weekend on unrelated charges. He is currently in jail at the Bi-State Justice Center awaiting extradition to Texas.

Texarkana, Texas Police Department would like to thank those in the community that have come forward with information on behalf of Mr. Allen in an effort to solve this crime. Allen is listed in critical condition in a Little Rock, Arkansas hospital.