A man has been charged with assault after being accused of repeatedly punching a police horse in the face.
Hendricks then approached a mounted police officer and started punching a horse named Nicky in the face, head and shoulder.
Police say some blows landed on the officer’s legs.
Court records indicate Hendricks is charged with aggravated assault, trespassing and taunting a police animal.
Police say the horse and the officer weren’t injured.
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