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Man Charged After Dog Fatally Stabbed on Manitoba First Nation

October 1, 2020 2:18 PM | News

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Manitoba RCMP have charged a man after he allegedly fatally stabbed a dog on Garden Hill First Nation.

Police say they were called to a residence on Monday afternoon after a dog was stabbed outside.

The suspect, who lived nearby, then assaulted a female who confronted him, according to police.

The dog died from its injuries, while the female didn’t require medical attention.

The 30-year-old Garden Hill First Nation man was located by officers and arrested. He faces charges of cruelty to animals, assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He is scheduled to appear in court on December 16, 2020.

Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.


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