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Man arrested for beating a woman with a vacuum cleaner

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police arrested a man on charges of domestic violence and wanton endangerment.

According to a police report, at 1 a.m. Tuesday Marcus McGinnis, 22, was involved in a verbal altercation with a woman when he became violent and grabbed the woman in a bear hug while biting her on the chin.

McGinnis pinned her against a wall and started choking her with both hands before throwing her to the ground and kicking her repeatedly. He then proceeded to beat the woman with a vacuum cleaner.

Police said McGinnis made several threatening statements toward the victim while in custody. The officer dispatched to the scene was concerned for her safety.

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