Las Vegas K-9 Officer Stabbed Multiple Times

A police dog stabbed multiple times during a barricade situation in Las Vegas, Nevada, over the weekend is expected to recover, Las Vegas Metro Police reported. The man accused of stabbing him has been arrested.

Joseph Arquilla, 27, has been charged with one count of mistreatment of a police animal and six counts of resisting an officer with the use of a deadly weapon, 8 News Now reported. The dog has been on the force for seven years and was rushed into surgery. He now recovering at home.

A suspect refused to come down from a garage roof. When the officers were in the process of taking him into custody, he stabbed the dog.

Source: UPDATE: Man accused of stabbing Metro K9 faces charges, K9 back home | KLAS – 8 News Now

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