Man wanted for assault found in dog crate

Handcuffs (KSN File Photo)
Handcuffs (KSN File Photo)

SALINA, Kansas – Salina police responding to a reported assault found the suspect hiding in a dog kennel.

Police say a woman called 911 on Sunday to report that a 28-year-old man, Jose Penado-Perez, in the home had assaulted and threatened her and would not let her leave. She said she cut the man with a knife when she was resisting the attack.

KSAL reports when officers arrived at the house, they found the man hiding in a dog kennel. Neither the man nor woman needed to be hospitalized.

Police Cpt. Mike Sweeney said the man also threatened and fought with officers, and caused minor damage to a patrol car.

The suspect is facing charges of aggravated assault, criminal threat, obstruction, criminal restraint and damage of property.

Jose Penado-Perez
Jose Penado-Perez
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