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BOISE — The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating what they believe to be an assault on an elderly couple on the Greenbelt.

Eagle Police on Tuesday identified and interviewed a suspect in connection with the assault, which occurred Tuesday behind Merrill Park, according to a tweet from the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Police believe a dispute occurred when the elderly couple asked the man to leash his dog. Deputies believe he threw an 83-year-old man down an embankment, and shoved a 72-year-old woman to the ground, according to the tweet.