Friday, November 13, 2015

Man accused of stealing toilet paper and vacuum cleaner attempted to stab police dog

A 37-year-old man accused of stealing toilet paper and a vacuum cleaner from an office in Milwaukie, Oregon, was stopped by a deputy's K9. Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies responded to the office ataround 2:30am on Tuesday.

They say a suspect was spotted inside the office trying to hide, after allegedly throwing items over a nearby fence. Deputies say the suspect wouldn't come out of the building, so they sent in K9 Kilo to try to find him.

A struggled ensued between Kilo and the suspect, who attempted to stab the dog several times with a large samurai-styled knife. Deputies quickly disarmed the suspect, identified as 37-year-old TImothy Allen Nelson, and arrested him for burglary, attempted assault of police animal, interference with police animal and resisiting arrest.

Officials say he attempted to steal a vacuum cleaner, DVDs and toilet paper. Nelson was on parole for burglary at the time. Kilo, who has began service in 2009 was unharmed in the incident. Nelson sustained a bite on the arm and was treated at a local hospital before being taken to the Clackamas County jail.

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