Man armed with knife kills relative's 3 dogs at home in Sun Valley, police say

KABC logo
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Home-invasion suspect kills relative's 3 dogs in Sun Valley: Police
EMBED <>More Videos

A suspect broke into a home in Sun Valley and then killed three dogs who tried to defend the property, police said.

SUN VALLEY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect broke into a relative's home in Sun Valley and then killed three dogs who tried to defend the property, police said.

The disturbing incident happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 9100 block of Cayuga Avenue in Sun Valley.

Police said a suspect armed with a knife broke into a home. The family's dogs then began attacking the suspect in defense of the home. The suspect killed three of the dogs, police say.

The suspect was taken into custody. Police said the suspect is a relative of the homeowner, though further details weren't immediately released.