A man has been charged with a string of offences after allegedly breaking into a woman’s home and stabbing her beloved French Bulldogs.
The woman was in the loungeroom of her home in Edmondson Park about 5.30pm on Saturday 19 September, when a man who was known to her entered the house.
Police said that after a brief conversation, the 31-year-old man walked outside to the backyard where he found two dogs.
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“He allegedly removed a knife from his pocket and stabbed both dogs before leaving the premises,” NSW Police said.
Following investigations into the horrific incident, the man was arrested at a home in Roselands and taken to Bankstown Hospital where he was admitted for a mental health assessment.
“After allegedly assaulting two security guards, and a nurse at the hospital, he was transferred to Liverpool Hospital for treatment,” police said.
He was released from hospital yesterday and charged with a range of offences including aggravated enter dwelling with intent and two counts of torture, beat & seriously injure animal.
The man was refused bail and will appear in Parramatta Bail Court today.
The French Bulldogs are recovering from their injuries and remain in a veterinary hospital under care.