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Police seek 3 domestic assault suspects

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Larry Griffitts. Larry Griffitts.
Jesse Paradise. Jesse Paradise.
Brittany Williams. Brittany Williams.

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Chattanooga Police have released a list of three suspects, each wanted on domestic assault charges.

Larry Griffitts is wanted for allegedly assaulting his 15-year-old stepson. Police say on August 17th the boy told school officials his stepfather placed him in a headlock and began choking him after the boy made a snide remark to him. Police say the previous day, Griffitts pushed the boy into some chairs, breaking the teens nose.  When officers were sent to investigate, they found visible bruising and swelling around the boy's face and neck and obtained warrants for the stepfather.

Jesse Paradise is wanted for allegedly beating his wife. According to CPD, on January 25 of this year, Paradise accused his wife of cheating and began beating his wife.  The victim told police Paradise held her down and punched her repeatedly. The victim says he also pulled a knife on her and threatened to kill her.  Paradise had fled the scene by the time officers arrived, but they say his wife had visible bruising and swelling her face and a bleeding nose.

Brittany Williams is accused of trying to run over her child's father with the boy in the car. The victim told police he had been watching his son for a few days when Williams came to pick the child up. Williams placed the child in the car, and as he went to hug his son, police say Williams put the car in reverse and hit him in the arm with the car. The victim tells police Williams then placed the car in drive and attempted to swerve and hit the victim.

Police are asking for anyone with information on these three suspects to call them at 423-698-2525.

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