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Man Suspected of Stabbing K9 Turns Self In

Man Suspected of Stabbing K9 Turns Self In

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Minneapolis Star Tribune via YellowBrix

April 05, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS – A suspect who stabbed a Minneapolis Police K-9 and eluded a massive manhunt in Blaine last week turned himself in to authorities Sunday.

L.C. Wesley Armstrong is being held in the Anoka County Jail.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s department confirmed that Armstrong surrendered, and said they would be providing more details later this morning.

Armstrong fled after Minneapolis police pulled him over in north Minneapolis early Tuesday morning and observed open alcohol containers in his car.

He led police on a chase that ended in Blaine, when his vehicle was disabled by stop sticks and a stopping maneuver by a State Patrol trooper.

Armstrong, who previously had been convicted of manslaughter, fled into the woods and a Minneapolis K-9 went after him. The dog returned from the woods with multiple stab wounds. The wounds were severe, but the dog survived.

Authorities sealed off the wooded and residential area that Armstrong ran towards, but a day-long search failed to find him.


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  • Car6_max50

    Ahi

    about 4 years ago

    1990 Comments

    Glad he is where he belongs, good ot hear the K-9 is alright.

  • Timo_p247_max50

    Animal802

    about 4 years ago

    24 Comments

    POS!!!!!!! He deserves everything that is coming to you.

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    gumby63857

    about 4 years ago

    2238 Comments

    What a brave dog. The trash should be cuffed and the canine allowed to nom away on him...Glad to hear the dog survived and the officer wasnt hurt.

  • Wolfspirit_max50

    AKangel

    about 4 years ago

    4950 Comments

    FRY THE POS, GLAD the K-9 will be ok.

  • Mourning_badge_max50

    Straightshooter

    about 4 years ago

    1708 Comments

    Glad to hear that the K-9 is going to be alright. The dirt bag deserves the maximum punishment the Court can give. That knife would most likely have been used on an Officer rather than a K-9 if the K-9 hadn't got there first.

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    Reaper6

    about 4 years ago

    128 Comments

    What a POS!!!! I hope he gets whats coming to him and FAST

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    MPLaFountain

    about 4 years ago

    282 Comments

    I hope he gets the worst possible sentence. Stabbing a K9. What a POS.

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    clearforcode7

    about 4 years ago

    394 Comments

    Fry this POS! I am glad that the K-9 and his owner are doing OK!

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    HEYSARGE

    about 4 years ago

    16734 Comments

    Prosecute him!

  • Me_max50

    Badazz_Rebel_Cop1123

    about 4 years ago

    820 Comments

    This man needs to be put on tha table and given Lethal Injection....Our K9's are just as much Law Enforcement as any one of Us. I hope the SOB frys!

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    tmkjusticestudies

    about 4 years ago

    784 Comments

    Stick the culprit in he local dog pound with the real mean ones for awhile. Wishing the best to the K9 and his partner.

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    wlobach

    about 4 years ago

    146 Comments

    I hope hes charged with attempted murder of a police officer and a speedy recovery for the working dog :(
    If he were my dog, Id take him on a vacation somewhere and pamper the hell out of that pup.

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    OFFICER_K_CPD

    about 4 years ago

    2296 Comments

    Make him pay.

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    Irishcop1961

    about 4 years ago

    46218 Comments

    Speedy recovery to the K-9.

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    Jonas

    about 4 years ago

    41228 Comments

    Wow he actually turned himself in, what a concept!!!

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