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Contact: George Durgerian, 415-601-1620
There is no new information on the 8/21 assault on a canine at Fort Funston, a unit of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. We will release a statement and post it on our website (www.nps.gov/goga/parknews/newsreleases.htm ) when new developments emerge.
Previous information released about the case has been pasted below:
United States Park Police have identified the dogwalker suspected of stabbing a fellow visitor's dog Thursday afternoon at Fort Funston. The suspect is not under arrest. Charges and an arrest are pending, with the Assistant United States Attorney's office handling the case.
The stabbing occurred at Fort Funston, a unit of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Thursday at 1430 hours. The suspect's dog, an unneutered, white-faced brindle Pit Bull, encountered the victim's dog on the Sunset Trail. The man is accused of stabbing the victim's dog several times with a knife.