Woman Arrested For Biting Jogger Who Pepper-Sprayed Her Dog

The dog’s owner, Cadwalader, was accompanied by two dogs during the outing, possibly a Rottweiler mix and the other one is a medium-to-large dog.

The incident happened when the female jogger claims that she tried to defend herself from an attacking dog when she sprayed it with pepper spray.

Alma Cadwalader, 19, was arrested on suspicion of battery with serious bodily injury, false imprisonment with violence and robbery. Credit: East Bay Regional Parks Police

Cadwalader, then allegedly confronted the female runner, punching and tripping her before sinking her teeth into her arm, leaving her with ‘significant injury’, said the District Police Department. She¬†arrested on suspicion of battery with serious bodily injury, false imprisonment with violence and robbery.

The jogger claims that she used the pepper-spray to defend herself. Credit: East Bay Regional Parks Police

Lieutenant Cotcher told the local station: “She was accosted by the dog, the dogs may have attempted to bite her. She tried to defend herself. She pepper-sprayed one dog and obviously pepper-spray kind of goes everywhere; I think both dogs were affected by the pepper spray. The two women went to the ground and the victim was subsequently bitten by the suspect in the forearm.”

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Posted by Parks Officer on Friday, January 4, 2019