A Morgantown man is going through a number of expenses together with youngster neglect and animal cruelty after an alleged home violence incident over the weekend that concerned an 8-week-old child and canine.
Members of the Morgantown Police Division responded to the Powell Avenue residence late Saturday morning and spoke with the feminine sufferer.
The sufferer instructed police Jeremy G. Shrout, 37, of Morgantown, had “sprayed her canine with cleansing chemical substances” and forcibly grabbed her wrist, leaving marks. He additionally struck her on the suitable aspect of her head, she mentioned.
In response to the prison grievance, “whereas Shrout was bodily attacking her, [the victim] was holding her 8-week-old youngster in her arms.”
Legislation enforcement on scene mentioned they might see a big mark on the suitable aspect of the sufferer’s head.
Shrout was taken into custody on home battery expenses in addition to youngster neglect and animal abuse. He posted a $5,000 private recognizance bond following arraignment and was launched from custody.
Morgantown Police officers confirmed no accidents have been reported to the toddler, however the child was positioned in hurt’s manner throughout the altercation. MPD mentioned the quantity and breed of the canine Shrout allegedly sprayed with chemical substances is unknown. Nevertheless, they confirmed the animals didn’t die because of this.