Dog stabbed during fight between mother, son in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Police are searching for a man after a violent family fight in Oceanside left a dog hospitalized with stab wounds.

The incident started at about 9 p.m. at a home in the 100 block of Myers Street.

Police say a mother and her son were having a fight inside the home. The family's dogs got in the middle of the tussle. The son then pulled out a knife and stabbed one of the dogs, according to police.

The dog was taken to a vet and is expected to recover.

The son fled the scene. Police are searching for him because they want to charge him with animal cruelty.

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