ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - A Chaparral man has been arrested for attacking a 70-year-old woman at his dog sanctuary.
According to the Alamogordo Daily News Felix Moriel attacked the woman after the she asked him for help burying a dead dog this weekend.
Otero County sheriff's investigators say that when the woman ran away to get help Moriel smashed her windshield and began filling it with dog feces. The woman was left bloodied with dirt and scuff marks on her arms and legs, the newspaper reported.
Deputies later found more than 200 dogs on Moriel's property, a now-defunct dog sanctuary.
A friend of Moriel's agreed to take custody of the dogs.
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