Teen uses hammer to threaten girlfriend in heated argument

Harlingen Police Department: Anthony Andrew Trevino

Harlingen police arrested an 18-year-old after he threatened to hit his girlfriend with a hammer.

Anthony Andrew Trevino was taken into custody at a home on the 100 block of West Pierce Street.

Authorities received the call on Tuesday morning at 7:45 a.m.

Trevino TMs girlfriend told authorities she and the teen were arguing.

She said that is when he took out the hammer and threatened her.

The hammer was confiscated and Trevino was taken to the Harlingen City Jail.

He was charged with assault family violence with a deadly weapon.

His bond is pending.