Armed robbery suspect arrested after stabbing K9 officer, Gas City police say


GAS CITY, Ind. — A man is under arrest after robbing a gas station with a weapon and stabbing a K9 officer.

Nicholas A. Heneline is charged with armed robbery, intimidation, resisting law enforcement and battery of a police officer.

According to the Gas City Police Department, officers responded to an armed robbery call at the McClure Gas Station at 229 W. Main Street at around 3 a.m. on Monday.

Officers arrived to find the suspect no longer on scene but quickly began searching the area after gathering a description of the suspect.

Police said Haneline was located during the search, but during the process he stabbed K9 Officer Kiro in the chest.

Kiro was taken to a veterinarian and is expected to make a full recovery.

Haneline’s bond was set at $60,000 cash.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Popular

Fun Winter Activities

Home for the Holidays

More Home for the Holidays

Latest News

More News