Man jailed after knocking out father-in-law with metal chair

Daniel Deleon // Harlingen PD

A Harlingen man was arrested after he allegedly attacked his father-in-law with a metal chair, leaving him unconscious.

The incident happened Sunday night on the 600 block of South M Street in Harlingen.

According to police, Daniel Deleon was fighting with his father-in-law where he knocked him to the ground.

Investigators said 28-year-old Deleon continued to punch the victim, and struck him with a metal chair.

The victim was knocked unconscious after he was reportedly unable to defend himself.

Harlingen police said the victim suffered a cut to his forehead, and received medical attention for the injury.

Police arrested Deleon for aggravated assault of a family member, and transported him to the Harlingen City Jail for processing.

A bond of $75,000 was set for Deleon.