Man accused of impaling 8-week-old puppy with a knife

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities in Cumberland County are looking for a man accused of maiming an eight week old puppy by throwing it up in the air and impaling it in the side with a knife.

Lashan Price, 26, is wanted for the alleged crime.  Investigators in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Investigator continues to search for a suspect wanted for maiming an eight week old puppy.

26-year old Cory Lashan Price, formerly of 2210 Caramel Drive, Fayetteville allegedly tossed the pit bull puppy into the air and impaled it in the side with a knife.

The puppy was later euthanized due to the severity of it's injuries.

Meanwhile, Price continues to elude officers who have warrants for his arrest on charges of felony animal cruelty.

Price is a black male, five feet nine inches tall.  He has black hair, brown eyes and several tattoos on his body.

Anyone who knows of Price's whereabouts is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500 or you may call our anonymous TIPSLINE AT 484-TIPS (8433).