A 24-year-old man was arrested for assault and animal cruelty after he allegedly stabbed and killed a dog and injured its owner.
According to Annapolis police, officers responded to the 100 block of Silopanna Road on Friday around 6:02 p.m.
Officers learned Jesus Hernandez Garcia assaulted a woman and the family dog.
According to the report, Hernandez Garcia grabbed the woman’s hair and started punching her. He then grabbed a glass bottle and tried to hit the victim in the head.
The family dog moved between the woman and Hernandez Garcia, so he grabbed a folding knife and stabbed the pet in the neck.
The victim’s hand was also cut by the knife.
The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.
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SOURCE: CBS Baltimore