BALTIMORE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County police have arrested a man who tried to start a dog fight with another man's dog.
Jason Charles Parrotte, 36, was walking his pit bull off leash on August 20 in the 1300 block of Riverwood Way when he told it to attack the victim's 11-year-old Labrador retriever mix, officials said.
The suspect's dog ran toward the victim's dog and began attacking it. When the victim separated the two dogs, the suspect head butted the victim, officials said.
The victim told police that the suspect wanted to videotape a dog fight, officials said.
Parrotte was charged with assault, animal cruelty, training a dog for a dog fight and failure to restrain a dangerous dog.
The victim's dog required veterinary treatment.