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PD: Man accused of throwing dog off balcony during domestic disturbance

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Shaquille McGriff (New Britain Police) Shaquille McGriff (New Britain Police)
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

New Britain police arrested a man involved in a domestic disturbance who is accused of throwing a dog off a second-floor balcony.

The arrest stems from a domestic disturbance on Monday where Shaquille McGriff was involved a verbal argument with a person who he has a domestic relationship.

Police said McGriff reportedly tried to manually choke a third-party who was on scene as well.

McGriff is accused of picking up the victim’s Chihuahua and throwing it off the balcony onto the street.

The dog was injured and transported to an animal hospital for treatment.

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