Police: North Carolina man stabbed wife before throwing gas on officers, slashing K9

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police in North Carolina say that a man stabbed his wife multiple times before throwing gasoline on responding officers and charging at them with a knife. Officers also say the man stabbed a police dog.

According to Burlington police, officers responded to a report of a stabbing late Thursday night and found a woman suffering from non-life-threatening stab wounds.

They said while trying to arrest suspect Ali Asghari Sandi, he threw gasoline on them and charged them with a knife.

He was eventually arrested, but not before an officer suffered non-life threatening injuries.

A police dog named Talon is also being treated for injuries that are considered non-life threatening.

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