A faithful dog is being hailed a hero for saving his owner, who was being stabbed by a man in Corpus Christi, Texas. According to KRISTV, the authorities learned about the life-or-death situation after the suspect reached out for help after being bitten by the devoted dog.
The violent encounter took place on Sunday evening in the 800 block of 18th Street near Coleman Avenue. The victim had been talking with the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Tomas Rosales, when things turned ugly. According to the victim’s statement to the police, Rosales attacked him with a knife while his back was turned – the dog defended his owner, likely saving the man’s life.
The dog’s fate
The dog has been placed into a 10-day quarantine at the local animal care facility. At the culmination of the quarantine, the dog will be returned to his owner. The man accused of the knife attack was treated for his dog bite wounds and then taken to the Nueces County Jail; he is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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