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LMPD: Man beat wife with jumper cables

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Abdallah Ahmad Saleh (Source: LMDC) Abdallah Ahmad Saleh (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man threatened to kill his wife and their children over taking their baby to get a social security card.

According to an arrest report, Abdallah Ahmad Saleh got into a fight with his wife on the morning of February 11 because he wanted her to register the child for a Social Security card that day. When his wife said she didn't have time because of classes at school, Saleh said he would kill her and the children.

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When his wife went to the car to leave, Saleh threatened to kill her again and took the car keys. After his wife fled on foot, his arrest report says Saleh followed her. When she tried to run and fell on ice, the report said Saleh tried to run her over with the car.

Police say the women hid behind a tree, but Saleh got out of the car, kicked her and beat her with a set of jumper cables.

Saleh was arretsed and charged with assault-domestic violence, wanton endangerment, terroristic threatening and violating the condition of a release.

Police stated Saleh's wife has a pending domestic violence case in Jefferson District Court against her husband.

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