Horse Stabbed Again In Weekend Attack

7:32 PM, Jul 9, 2012   |    comments
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RESTON, Va. (WUSA) -  A horse that had been stabbed in an April 26 incident was cut again over the weekend, according to police.

Officers responded to a report of an attack on the horse, a mare named Lucinda, in a paddock at 2625 Centreville Road, at a property adjacent to Frying Pan Park. The horse's wounds are considered non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe that the attack took place between 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 8.

The horse and two others had been slashed in April at Frying Pan Park in April, and other farm animals were cut in May.

A 17-year-old Herndon boy, was arrested in connection with the animal slashings that took place at Frying Pan Park on May 26.  He was charged with four felony counts of maiming animals, three misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals and two counts of unlawful entry. He is still incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Center.

Anyone with information about the weekend attack to Lucinda, who may recall seeing anything or anyone suspicious is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.





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