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Police received a call on March 28, 2015 that a male was seen hitting a dog multiple times, according to Cpl. Dave Tyreman.

“Upon arrival, the male fled from police tossing his dog over a fence and attempting to flee through back yards to escape custody,” writes Cpl. Tyreman. “Police located the 33-year-old man at a residence where a struggle ensued during the arrest.”

Cpl. Tyreman says the suspect also provided police with a false name, and upon further investigation, it was revealed that the male had previously assaulted a female.

The suspect, whose name is not being released, is facing one count of assault, one count of forcible confinement, one count of personation, two counts of resisting arrest, and one count of willfully causing unnecessary pain to an animal.

The suspect remains in custody with his first court appearance scheduled today on March 30, 2015.

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