K-9 tracks down aggravated assault suspects

CASS COUNTY, Mich.—The Cass County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9  Faust helped officers arrest two suspects in an aggravated assault incident on August 17.

Deputies responded to the 19000 block of Hoffman Road in Penn Township around 5 p.m. for reports of two people entering a home and getting into a physical fight with the homeowners.

It was reported that at one point, a suspect discharged pepper spray at the homeowners, deputies said.

The two suspects ran from deputies in an unknown direction.

Cass County K-9 Faust was requested to assist and the two suspects were located about 4.5 miles away from the home.

A 19-year-old male from Edwardsburg and a 30-year-old female from Niles were arrested on suspicion of resisting and obstructing police officers and aggravated assault.

A third person was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.

The investigation is ongoing.

The identities of the suspects will not be released until after they are arraigned.

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