A man has been arrested after a dog was stabbed with kitchen knife in an attempted robbery

Man arrested after dog stabbed with kitchen knife

Man arrested after dog stabbed with kitchen knife

Man arrested after dog stabbed with kitchen knife

Man arrested after dog stabbed with kitchen knife

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter, covering the Epping Forest district. Call me on 07795 507 440

A man has been arrested following a robbery attempt which led to a dog being stabbed in the chest.

A 22-year-old from Loughton was arrested at 3am this morning at his home address on suspicion of an attempted robbery and attempted grievous bodily harm.

The victim was walking the dog on grassland next to Epping Forest College in Borders Lane, Debden, when he was approached by a man at 7pm on Wednesday.

The suspect then attempted to stab the victim with a kitchen knife, estmated to be up to seven inches long.

The victim was not injured but his dog, a Rottweiler, suffered a stab wound to the chest and was taken to a vet for treatment, where he remains in a stable condition.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of robbery, attempted GBH, attempted robbery and drug offences.

He remains in police custody.

 

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6:55pm Fri 22 Aug 14

Howard Wolowitz says...

There are some nutters out there.
There are some nutters out there. Howard Wolowitz
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11:41pm Sat 23 Aug 14

jedjed8 says...

Well done Georgia. Keep on it. There's a lot of interest locally. Personally I think there's more to this than has come out so far.
Well done Georgia. Keep on it. There's a lot of interest locally. Personally I think there's more to this than has come out so far. jedjed8
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6:40pm Sun 24 Aug 14

Villagecranberry says...

The camp site nearby is a great facility but does attract the undesirables.

They have a good cafe there.
The camp site nearby is a great facility but does attract the undesirables. They have a good cafe there. Villagecranberry
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