BETHPAGE NY - A MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER INSTRUCTING HIS PIT BULL TO ATTACK ANOTHER MAN AT A PARTY IN HIS HOME
A Bethpage man was arrested after instructing his PIT BULL to attack a man in his home early Wednesday morning, according to Nassau Police.
A 21-year-old man was attending a party at the home of 24-year-old George Jordan-Gonzalez, when they got into an argument at about 12:45 a.m., police said.
Jordan-Gonzalez punched the man, who police did not identify, twice in the face, and when he tried to leave, Jordan-Gonzalez instructed his pit bull to attack the man, police said.
The dog attacked and dragged the man around inside the home causing severe lacerations to his arms, legs and shoulders, police said.
The man used a pocket knife and stabbed the dog allowing him to break free, police said.He then fled the home and tried to call 911 using his cell phone, but Jordan-Gonzalez took it away from him, police said.
Another guest in the house called the police, and Jordan-Gonzalez was placed into police custody without incident, police said.
The man was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition.
Jordan-Gonzalez is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and third-degree robbery, police said.