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Woman strikes Eaton Canyon Nature Center employee with car

February 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A dispute over a dog leash at Eaton Canyon Nature Center ended with a county park employee in the hospital.

Sheriff's officials said it all started when the park employee asked a 28-year-old woman to put a leash on her dog on Friday.

According to deputies, the employee asked Arune Kavaliauskaite three times to put a leash on her dog.

Officials said Kavaliauskaite became angry, got into her car and then purposefully drove into the employee, knocking her into a parked car.

Kavaliauskaite was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. She's being held on $30,000 bail.

City News Service contributed to this report.