Man Gets Prison for Attacking Arkansas Reporter

By Kevin Eck 

An El Dorado, Arkansas man got a 23 year prison term for attacking a TV reporter in 2013.

Demetrain McElroy was was charged with false imprisonment, aggravated robbery, and aggravated assault after attacking KTVE reporter Brea Douglas as she was leaving the NBC affiliate’s El Dorado studio.

According to KTVE, McElroy, “forced Douglas back into the Main Street newsroom, held her down and showed a knife.” He ran off after two people responded to Douglas’ screams.