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Sacramento County deputies responded to a bizarre and brutal attack near the corner of Auburn Blvd. and Garfield Ave. early Monday morning.

“She was bleeding all over” witness Lisa French told FOX40, “[The weapon] had a handle and spikes coming out of it. Bizarre.”

Investigators say a woman in her 50’s was walking her dog to her boyfriend’s house at 4:15 a.m. when she was attacked with a mace, a Medieval-style weapon with silver spikes.

The woman told deputies that a man killed her dog and then came after her with the mace. The dog was later found alive.

The woman was taken to an emergency room. Police arrested 34-year-old Travis Lanning, who witnesses say didn’t say a word when he was arrested.

“Eight to 10 cops had him on the ground. They had his head covered. They tried to get him up. He wouldn’t get up. They ended up carrying him to the police car,” French told FOX40 Monday.

Investigators believe the attack may have been random.

Photos on the suspect’s Facebook page posted in early March show him posing and smiling with a similar style silver mace.

“I didn’t know what it was. That is just bizarre” French told FOX40.

Lanning’s Facebook posts also indicate his interests in Everquest, a popular Medieval-style computer game.

Lanning was booked in to the Sacramento County Jail facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon and mayhem. His first court appearance is March 25 at 1:30 p.m.