Yonkers man accused of stabbing puppy in back

Posted: Updated:
YONKERS -

A Yonkers man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an 8-month-old puppy in the back.

Deshawn Williams, 26, was arrested for animal cruelty on Tuesday.

The SPCA of Westchester was alerted earlier this year that the pit bull puppy was stabbed and was bleeding.

The puppy has since been treated for her injury and has a new home.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."