A Diamond man is still on the run as Joplin police look to arrest him for a brutal assault that happened early Wednesday morning. Lt. Matt Stewart of the Joplin Police Department tells News Talk KZRG what they're doing to try and catch 28-year-old Mark Thomas.
"We're sharing information with our local law enforcement agencies, putting the info out on Facebook and through the media. If someone sees Mr. Thomas or knows his whereabouts, we hope they'll call us. Do not engage him."
29-year-old Amy Denney of Joplin is still in the hospital, in critical condition, suffering from blunt force head injuries. Police aren't saying what kind of weapon Thomas used, or why he attacked her. Thomas is considered dangerous.