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Noah Ochoa, 25, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a felony, according to court records.

A San Antonio man whose alleged physical altercation with a woman in a park north of downtown last summer went viral in a video clip now faces felony charges, court records show.

The trial of 25-year-old Noah Ochoa begins June 24 in Bexar County's 290th District Court. He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a felony, according to court records.

San Antonio police arrested Ochoa in January after he allegedly beat a woman in Olmos Basin Park in May 2023, according to a police report provided to CurrentThe incident occurred after the woman accused him of mistreating his dog, the document says.

According to the police report, Ochoa hit the woman twice on the back of the head with the palm of his hand before getting into his car and driving toward her as if he wanted to run her over.

A video of the incident circulated widely on TikTok after self-proclaimed internet detective @TizzyEnt, a Florida man whose real name is Michael McWhorter, brought the case to public attention.

Initially, Ochoa was only charged with assault. It is unclear what led to the increase in charges.

In an online clip, McWhorter suggested that a San Antonio Police Department detective intentionally delayed filing charges against Ochoa because the man was allegedly related to a 20-year police veteran who shared the same last name.

The Current was unable to independently verify these allegations.

According to documents, Ochoa is currently free on $50,000 bail.

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