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.