Police officers arrested a North Andover man Friday night believed to have dragged his girlfriend from a motor vehicle in Salem.
John Distefano, 25, of 42 Jerad Place Road, North Andover, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car door).
At approximately 9 p.m., Salem police officers responded to a report of a struck pedestrian at the intersection of Roslyn and Hazel streets.
A 21-year-old woman found at the scene was rushed to Salem Hospital with what police called non-life-threatening juries.
The incident reportedly followed a "domestic situation."
After learning that the brown Nissan SUV involved in the incident was registered in North Andover, Distefano was located and placed under arrest shortly before 9:30 p.m.
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