Police arrest Ellendale man for assaulting K9

By Kelli Steele 5:19pm, August 6, 2014
Robert Berry was arrested for assaulting K9 "Ripper."
A downstate man is arrested after police say he assaulted a K9.

It happened Tuesday on the 2,000 block of Bowers Beach Road in Ellendale.

Police say Robert Berry was wanted for violating the terms of his home confinement after he cut off his ankle monitor.

Police say Berry struck the K9 named Ripper in the neck when authorities tried to arrest him. The K9 began biting Berry's leg until he was handcuffed.

Ripper wasn't seriously hurt in the incident.

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