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Domestic Abuse Suspect Arrested

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Sparks Police Officers report that a man has been placed under arrest for domestic battery after attacking his girlfriend early on March 8th.

Police say they were called to meet a victim of domestic violence in the 1100 block of F street in Sparks. When they met the victim, she had visible injuries and marks around her neck that appeared to be from a strangulation. The victim said she had been attacked by her boyfriend, identified as Andrew Dovichi, after confronting him about infidelity. During the attack she fled her home to call police. Police say the 10 month old child of Dovichi and the victim was inside the home at the time of the attack.

Officers visited the residence, and forced entry after hearing the child crying. Dovichi fled before police arrived, abandoning his child.

Early on Sunday, March 9th, Dovichi turned himself into the Sparks Police Department. He has been booked into Washoe County Jail on domestic battery, false imprisonment and child endangerment charges.

If you know anything about this case, you're asked to call Secret Witness at 322-4900.

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