PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man is facing charges after police said he assaulted a police horse.
St. Petersburg Police said Alisha Lalani, 27, walked up to them while they were on duty on Saturday and used an open hand to slap the rear of the animal.
According to a arrest report, the horses were wearing police insignia and flashing blue lights when Lalani approached them.
Police said Lalani told them he didn’t know he was not allowed to hit the horses.
Lalani was arrested and faces a charge of battery on a police horse.