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Attacker is jailed for stabbing police dog

Aug 06, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

An armed attacker who nearly blinded a police dog while high on drugs has become the first person to be jailed under Finn's Law.

Daniel O'Sullivan, 29, admitted a charge under the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019, and was sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Howard Searle, prosecuting, told Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court how O'Sullivan was seen clutching a 4in lock-knife behind his back near the city's Potteries shopping centre at around 2.15pm on July 1. Police, including Pc Karl ...