Granite City man arrested for battery

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GRANITE CITY, IL. (KTVI) – Madison County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Danny G. Linhart, Jr. Saturday, July 27 for 3 counts of aggravated battery, after a domestic dispute at a home in the 500 block of Thorngate Drive in Granite City.

Linhart is accuse using force against his 60-year-old father to get a set of car keys from his father’s pants and attacking 3 other female occupants in the home.

When deputies arrived on scene, Linhart fled the scene, but was later located in a wooded area by a canine unit.

Currently, Linhart is being held at the Madison County jail on a $50,000 bond.