WYLIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Wylie Police arrested a home intruder accused of stabbing a man and his dog.
The crime happened around 12:45 p.m. on Friday, March 26 in the 1500 block of Canyon Creek Rd.READ MORE: Plenty Of Exceptional BBQ In North Texas According To Texas Monthly 'Top 50' List
A woman called police and told them her husband and dog were stabbed.
Police said the barking dog woke the couple up and when the husband was checking around the house, he saw the intruder, police later identified as Thong Pham.
The victim told police, Pham retrieved a knife and began stabbing him.READ MORE: Arlington ISD Soccer Coach Joey Rodriguez Passes Away From COVID-19 Complications
Police said the Labrador, in an attempt to aid the homeowner, was also cut during the struggle.
Pham left out of the back door and attempted to hide from responding officers.
After a brief search, Pham was located hiding along a creek.
Pham was taken into custody and arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and cruelty to non-livestock animals.MORE NEWS: Laredo Sector Border Patrol Rescues Two Children Part Of Group Entering US Illegally In Rio Grande River
Both the victim and his dog are recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.