POMONA (CBSLA) – Police are searching for a man who was caught on security video trespassing onto the front yard of a Pomona home and then stabbing a dog to death.
According to Pomona police, the suspect came onto the property in the 800 block of East 2nd Street overnight Monday and started chasing the Yellow Lab around the front yard.
Security cameras captured the man seen in the still image chasing down Guera in front of the Pomona shop owned by Jose Sanchez and then cornering her against a car in the driveway.
He stabbed the dog despite the fact it never threatened him, police said.
“I don’t feel good, you know, for sure,” Sanchez said.
“That broke my heart seeing that, just how people could be so cruel,” said one employee who asked not to be identified.
Police told CBSLA’s Jeff Nguyen they believe the suspect is a transient who often frequents the area. He was described as Caucasian or Hispanic, 30 to 35 years old, 5-foot 10 and 130 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a fisherman-style hat, a gray t-shirt and gray shorts, black socks and sandals.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts or identity should call police at 909-620-2085.