TEWKSBURY (CBS) – A man and his dog were stabbed during a fight with another person, Tewksbury Police said.

Anthony Puliafico, 54, was arrested at the Ames Hill apartment complex around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. He was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and cruelty to animals.

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Anthony Puliafico. (Image Credit: Tewksbury Police)

Tewksbury Police said Puliafico stabbed another man during a fight that started when the victim and suspect’s dogs became “involved in a clash.”

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The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Puliafico was expected to be arraigned in Lowell District Court.