BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo police arrested a city worker Saturday morning after a woman out for a walk says he stabbed her dog.
The incident began near Mineral Spring Road and Frank Avenue. South District officers say 46-year-old James Craddock got out of a city vehicle, exchanged words with the woman and then stabbed her dog.
Two other individuals fled in the city vehicle but were apprehended a short time later in the 1300 block of South Park Avenue.
Chaddock was arrested and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing. He is a seasonal park employee for the city of Buffalo. Police did not say if the other two people involved were charged.
The dog was transported to a veterinarian clinic in Orchard Park where it underwent emergency surgery.