Man bitten by dog gets arrested for animal cruelty

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A north central Illinois man who called for help after his dog bit him Saturday night ended up being arrested for hitting the dog.

Emergency crews were called to a report of a dog bite about 9 p.m. at Dyrald A. Ryckman’s home in the 5200 block of Chicago Road in Earlville, according to a statement from the DeKalb County sheriff’s office. Earlville is about 40 miles west of Aurora.

Deputies learned that Ryckman, 55, had been hitting the dog when it bit him, police said.

He was arrested for animal cruelty and released after posting bond.

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