TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police arrested a bank robbery suspect who allegedly stabbed a police dog while police were attempting to arrest him.
Police say 27-year-old Frank K. Garcia faces charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault on a peace officer.
@tucsonpolicek9 Blitz has been working for 4 years he was stabbed 2x last night by an armed robbery suspect. The #K9 is doing ok after a hospital stay. The suspect is facing assault charges on a police officer more tonight from @BrianBrennanTV on @kgun9 @CWTucson @Tucson_Police pic.twitter.com/d0n4joDc7T— Shawndrea Thomas (@ShawndreaThomas) May 15, 2019
The dog is expected to recover.
Garcia was booked into Pima County Jail on a $250 bond.