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MN Man Accused of Punching Police Horse

November 02, 2017  | 

Jacob Solberg is accused of punching a police horse. (Photo: Hennepin County)
Jacob Solberg is accused of punching a police horse. (Photo: Hennepin County)

A 22-year-old man is accused of running up to a mounted police officer in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning and punching a police horse.

The Minneapolis Police Department says officers were patrolling on horseback after bar close when the man ran up, without provocation, and punched a police horse. Neither the horse or the ride were injured, CBS Minnesota reports.

The man — identified as Jacob Solberg, of Minneapolis — ran off, but officers quickly gave chase and arrested him.

Comments (3)

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jim @ 11/2/2017 8:25 PM

That mug shot would have been priceless if it had a big 'ol horseshoe print on the dude's face!

Ok then @ 11/2/2017 10:38 PM

He looks good considering. Shame there isn’t a giant horseshoe print on his forehead

Mike @ 11/3/2017 9:17 AM

Alcohol will bring out the dumba%% in some people.

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