Visalia man chokes K-9 officer while police attempt to arrest him for domestic violence

Officers said they were looking for 46-year-old Andrew Sedillo for beating up his spouse.

A man is in police custody after a domestic violence incident escalated in Visalia.

Officers said they were looking for 46-year-old Andrew Sedillo for beating up his spouse. When they tracked him down, Sedillo ran from officers and they released K-9 Officer Bronson to stop him.

Sedillo began choking the K-9 officer, so another officer used a taser to stop him and take him in to custody.

The K-9 officer and Visalia Police Officer were not injured.

Sedillo is now in custody on several charges including domestic violence, resisting or delaying a peace officer, and assault on a police K-9.
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