Brian Laundrie was seen slapping and hitting girlfriend Gabby Petito within the Utah city of Moab weeks earlier than her disappearance.
Police launched audio from a 911 name made by a Moab resident who noticed the couple’s violent dispute there on 12 August.
Police pulled over the couple’s Ford Transit van quickly after receiving the 911 name, however the incident was not deemed severe sufficient to press prices.
Audio of the decision, first obtained by Fox Information, portrays Mr Laundrie because the aggressor within the incident.
“I’m proper on the nook of Primary St by Moonflower… I’d prefer to report a home dispute,” the caller says within the 49 second audio recording.
“The gentleman was slapping the lady… they ran up and down the sidewalk, he proceeded to hit her after which they drove off.”
Final week, Moab police revealed that they had been known as to a violent argument between Ms Petito, 22, and her boyfriend Brian Laundrie as a nationwide seek for the lacking YouTuber was underway.
Cops attending the incident mentioned Ms Petito had tried to hit Mr Laundrie after she feared he may drive off with out her, inflicting her boyfriend to attempt to restrain her.
The incident was not deemed severe sufficient to benefit home violence prices, and police despatched Mr Laundrie to a resort for the evening whereas Ms Petito stayed within the van.
Ms Petito’s stays have been found in a Wyoming nationwide park on Sunday.