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Man Accused Of Stabbing Police Canine In El Cajon: Sheriff

EL CAJON, CA — An El Cajon man is accused of stabbing a police canine throughout a combat with law enforcement officials Wednesday afternoon, in accordance with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

At about 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, El Cajon police acquired stories of a person slashing tires within the 200 block of Roanoke Avenue. An officer discovered the suspect and noticed that he was armed with what gave the impression to be a six-inch steak knife. Police say that over two dozen automobiles on Roanoke Avenue have been discovered to have slashed tires.

The officer adopted the suspect and requested extra officers. Police say that the suspect charged on the officer with the knife, however then started operating towards a highschool campus. He refused to cease and officers used much less deadly projectiles, however these have been reportedly ineffective.

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A K9 officer unleashed his canine, Jester. During the battle, the suspect allegedly stabbed Jester within the head. Jester was transported to a close-by animal hospital with critical accidents.

The suspect, recognized as 25-year-old Rani Alrais was transported to a close-by trauma middle for chew accidents. When he is launched, he shall be booked into San Diego County Jail on prices of assault on an officer, assault on a police K9, and vandalism.

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Anyone with details about this incident ought to name the El Cajon Police Department at 619-579-3300, or anonymously at Crime Stoppers, 1-888-580-8477 or

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