Former Mets player and Encino resident Lenny Dykstra was struck by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in April after he was taken into custody for auto theft and bankruptcy fraud, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Lenny Dykstra, Encino resident former player for the New York Mets, was sentenced this week to an additional 6 and a half months in prison.
"Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said deputies 'used force to restrain Dykstra' when he was taken to an undisclosed hospital in Monterey Park," according to the Times report. It also stated:
"Dykstra became agitated and assaulted a med-tech and a nurse," Whitmore said. "Deputies then used force to restrain Dykstra."
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