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Mar 11, 2014 2:36 PM by Ian Auzenne

St. Tammany man arrested for allegedly assaulting parents

A Slidell man who was on house arrest for auto theft charges out of Lafayette Parish is in now the St. Tammany Parish Jail after allegedly removing a monitoring device and fighting with his parents.

According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old Justin Hoover kicked in the door to his parents' home after being told the leave. He then allegedly punched his father in the face. He also allegedly knocked his mother to the ground with the door after kicking it in.

Hoover was found Monday afternoon hiding in a vehicle at a Lacombe gas station. Deputies add that Hoover removed his his monitoring device prior to the incident.

Hoover is charged with tampering with a monitoring device. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has been contacted regarding the incident.

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