Man allegedly stabbed family dog

Man repeatedly stabbed family dog after getting into argument with his dad

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A man in Gibsonton, Florida, is accused of a brutal knife attack on his family’s dog following an argument with his dad. As reported by the Tampa Bay Times, Marley, a five-year-old pit bull, was  repeatedly stabbed by 34-year-old Robert Abbott, Jr. on Saturday.

When deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrived to residence on California Street, they discovered that the suspect had barricaded himself in a bathroom. After negotiations, Abbott exited the room and surrendered.

The injured dog was taken away by Hillsborough County Animal Services and is receiving veterinary care – no word on the dog’s current condition.

Abbott is being held on $8,000 bail – he is facing charges for aggravated animal cruelty and resisting arrest without violence.

(Image of cruelty suspect via Tampa Bay Times screenshot)

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  1. Barkley's Mom says:

    Prayers for that poor dog. Why is it these POS’s have to take out their anger on the innocent family dog? May Robert Abbott, Jr.rot in jail and then in Hell!


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