Man Arrested for Stabbing Family Dog Dies who was Trying To Protect Owner From Assault

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