Woman Says She Was Beaten And Caged By Boyfriend

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A woman testified in a Ramsey County courtroom that she was punched, whipped, kicked, threatened with weapons and locked in a dog cage by the boyfriend she was trying to leave.

Twenty-nine-year-old Luke Brandon Scott, of St. Paul, is on trial for assault, terroristic threats and false imprisonment. Twenty-one-year-old Caitlin Hodges testified Thursday that Scott became violent Sept. 26 when she told him she wanted to end their relationship. Scott’s attorney alleges Hodges was injured because she was intoxicated and fell.

Hodges testified she begged for her freedom that night and early Sept. 27. She said Scott dragged her by the hair when she tried to get out the back door of his house and smashed a wine bottle in her face.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press says testimony continued Friday.

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  • red

    put the frickin looser in a dog kennel and see how he likes it

  • red

    excue me I meant “loser”

  • TK

    seen one loser, seen them all, better yet lock him up throw the way the key, accept when Big bubba comes calling

  • Daryl

    Insecure man-child.

  • Ally

    Noone likes a woman or child beater in prison.. he’ll get what’s coming to him.

  • WHAT?????

    Saying “man-child” is too good for this idiot, I take offense that someone like this would ever have “man” anywhere near his title.

  • Mike Hunt

    Totally agree if he infact did what she says he did. Can she accurrately discribe the inside of the dog cage?

  • k-9

    hey loser theres more fish in the sea

  • Xiong Her

    what she say might not be true, but if it is put him away…but i think theres more to the story then this…

    • Randy

      Probably a Chinese torture cage

  • me

    I say give him the exact same treatment as punishment but use the broken bottle elsewhere on his anatomy.

  • red


  • Ali

    How can women be educated to spot a guy who has nothing or is nothing and going nowhere..job etc,, but if you come into his life all he will has is you and all that he is is you…. is a dangerous person. Look for the RED flags!

  • G.E.D.

    Well Ali,if the guy cant spell small words correctly or complete a simple sentence thats a Red Flag for me…

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