SAN ANTONIO -

A stabbing attack on a dog led to a man's arrest overnight.

Police say a loose dog made his way onto the man's property and that's when he stabbed it several times in the stomach.

The attack happened around midnight in the 500 block of W. Woodlawn.

The man told police the dog had attacked his dog earlier in the day.

He was arrested for animal cruelty, and for having an illegal knife.