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Animal control officer stabbed in Oklahoma City

The Associated Press Modified: May 30, 2009 at 6:40 pm •  Published: May 30, 2009
Oklahoma City police are searching for a man who stabbed an animal control officer on the city's northeast side.

Lt. Don Holland says the officer saw a man walking with a pit bull that was not on a leash about 3 p.m. Saturday and asked the man for identification. Instead, Holland says the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the officer two times.

Holland says the animal control officer was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still searching for the suspect. has disabled the comments for this article.