Dog, owner, 34, stabbed following dispute in Manhattan subway station, suspect sought

Kimberly Dole
November 13, 2019 - 8:49 am
Categories: 

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed a dog and his owner in a Manhattan subway station, early Wednesday.

According to officials, the 34-year-old man was sleeping on a bench with his dog at the northbound platform of the F train at the 14th Street and Sixth Avenue station at approximately 4:20 a.m. when the dog’s owner got into a dispute with another man.

The dispute also caused the dog to also become riled up, police said.

The suspect then stabbed the dog owner in the leg and then also stabbed his dog in the leg, authorities said.

Police say the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, while the Emergency Service Unit officers that responded caged the dog.

The alleged attacker is described as a man in his 30s, and was last seen wearing a brown jacket, black pants and a black hat.

Police urge anyone with any information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

Like 1010 WINS on Facebook and follow @1010WINS on Twitter to get breaking news, traffic, and weather for New York City.