By CBSNewYork Team

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Rockland County man is facing charges for allegedly stabbing a service dog in the neck.

It happened on March 6 inside the Gresner Gardens apartment complex in Spring Valley.

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Police said 32-year-old Steeve Salomon, of Nanuet, stabbed the 2-month-old dog in the neck with a large kitchen knife.

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The dog was taken to a local animal hospital and received numerous stitches.

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Salomon, who police said is already in custody for another crime, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and criminal possession of a weapon.

CBSNewYork Team