K-9 helps cops, SWAT nab N.H. animal abuser

Man threatened to stab his dog, kill himself if police came to his apartment

By Pat Grossmith
The Union Leader

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A city man is nursing some bite wounds after a police dog caught up to him after he ran from an officer, police said.

Steven Beland, 21, was arrested Monday afternoon following a short foot and padded paw pursuit that resulted in police dog Nero chomping on Beland's ankle, thigh and buttocks.

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