A man reported he stabbed a Rottweiler repeatedly after he said it attacked his Labrador while going for a walk in Lakewood.
Aaron Schraibman told Lakewood Police he was walking his dog through a parking lot on Madison Avenue near Waterbury Road on Monday at about 10 p.m. when the incident happened.
Schraibman said a man walking a Rottweiler began to approach when the large dog began to pull the man.
The Rottweiler began mauling the Labrador, Schraibman said.
Schraibman said he and the man attempted to get the Rottweiler off the Labrador but were not successful.
In a last ditch effort to save his Labrador, police said Schraibman pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the Rottweiler several times.
Schraibman’s wife took the Labrador to the veterinarian while he attempted to talk to the man walking the Rottweiler.
Schraibman said the man refused to give him his personal information and headed northbound on Waterbury Road with the Rottweiler.
The man is described as a white male, 30 to 40 years old, between 5-foot-10 inches and 6 foot tall with a heavier build.
He was last seen wearing a white tank top.
Police believe he may live in the area of Waterbury Road.
The Labrador had to under surgery to repair severe damage to its left eye, ear and neck, according to police.
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Police would like to talk to the owner of the Rottweiler and the prosecutor before considering charges.
Under Lakewood Ordinance Chapter 506, Dangerous/Vicious Animals, if the dog is considered a dangerous or vicious animal the owner could be charged.
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