Thrown: A punch and puppies

Molly Novak

Police in Anoka County arrested a man for punching his girlfriend, who retaliated with throwing 1-week-old pit bulls at him. Both are in the Anoka County Jail, according to the Pioneer Press.

David Peter Remme, 25, and  Gabrielle Tywon Allen,20, were arguing in a parking lot outside an apartment building early Thursday according to Fridley police. Remme allegedly punch Allen in the face. Allen was sitting in the passenger seat of a pickup truck when she threw three puppies at Remme, who was standing outside the truck.

Remme was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and Allen was arrested on possible charges of animal cruelty.

Lt. Mike Monsrud told the Pioneer Press that the puppies landed on the concrete, but appear to be okay.