A Brattleboro, Vermont man was charged Saturday with two counts of domestic assault and three counts of animal cruelty, according to local police.
Police arrested Wayne Griffis for allegedly pepper spraying inside a Western Avenue residence and assaulting a female, her son, and their dog, authorities say.
An investigation revealed that Griffis also pepper sprayed the female's dog on two other occasions.
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Griffis was released on conditions, according to police, and will appear in Windham County Superior Court in June. It is unclear whether he has an attorney.