SOUTH EUCLID — South Euclid police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who allegedly attacked his wife after she caught him sexually assaulting their dog.
According to a police report, the incident happened around 7:45 a.m. Feb. 17 at a residence in the 13000 block of Cedar Road.
The report states the 55-year-old woman heard her dog inside the bathroom crying. When she checked on the animal, she found her 27-year-old husband sitting on the toilet, sexually abusing their 10-pound Maltipoo.
According to the report, the woman yelled at her husband to stop and told him she would call the police. The husband then pushed her several times, twisted her arm behind her back and grabbed the phone when she tried to call the police. The report also states that the man spit on her, pushed her to the ground and threw her phone, breaking it into pieces.
Following the attack, the man left the apartment. The woman filed a report with police later Sunday evening.
According to court records, the man has been charged with a felony count of domestic violence and a misdemeanor count of sex with an animal.
Authorities said the husband has a history of domestic violence convictions.