Domestic assault suspect found hiding in a closet

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MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man was arrested for domestic battery and on an outstanding drug warrant after he was found hiding in a closet.

Police were called to the 800 block of West Park Plaza for a domestic disturbance call.

They said they found 27-year-old Adebayo Aofolaju of Mattoon hiding inside a closet. 

Aofolaju had an active Cook County Warrant for a probation violation on a dangerous drugs charge. He was also charged with domestic battery and obstructing identification. 

Police said they learned that before they arrived, Aofolaju grabbed a woman and shoved her around the apartment.

They also said he gave them fake information about his identity.

He was taken to the Coles County Jail. 

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