Paris man arrested after breaking into wife's home

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PARIS, TX - A Paris man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into his estranged wife's home.

Paris Police received a call around two Thursday morning of an assault.

When they arrived the victim claims her estranged husband had broken into her home on Cope Drive, threatened her with a knife, stole her cell phone and took off on a bicycle.

Police found 21-year old Billie King hiding in a tall grass area a few blocks away.

King had been served with divorce papers earlier that day.

King is being charged with burglary of a habitation and is being held in the Lamar County Jail.