Deputies: Man walking 2 dogs stabs attacking dog after it latches onto dog's neck

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A man walking his two dogs in north St. Petersburg was forced to stab an attacking dog after it allegedly attacked.

According to Pinellas County Sheriff's spokesperson Cristen Rensel, the man was walking his two Dobermans in the area of Lincoln Way and Haines Road around 7 p.m. Sunday when a pit bull appeared and attacked his dogs.

The pit bull reportedly latched onto the throat of one of the Dobermans. The man pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the pit bull.

The man and his dogs did not sustain significant injuries. The pit bull is expected to survive.

Deputies are interviewing the pit bull's owner. It has not been decided if the pit bull's owner will face charges, as the investigation continues.

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