Lynden man arrested after woman, dogs found stabbed
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed a woman and two dogs in northwest Washington state.
The Bellingham Herald reports Lynden police officers found a 52-year-old woman with stab wounds to her head, arm and hand after responding to a domestic abuse call at a house Saturday.
Lynden Police Chief John Billester says the man was found inside his bedroom and was taken into custody after a struggle.
The woman was taken to a hospital.
Billester says family members took the dogs to get medical care.
The Lynden man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault, first-degree animal cruelty, malicious mischief and resisting arrest.
Billester says the man was possibly under the influence of drugs.
Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com