A man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a police dog and making threats to kill against police officers.
Matthew Stretch appeared at Derby Crown Court where he admitted threatening with a blade, two counts of threats to kill against two police officers, and two counts of criminal damage - one pertaining to a police dog and one to a police vehicle.
The attack took place on Thursday, July 5 when officers were called to High Street in Riddings to a report of a domestic incident.
Matthew Stretch, of Plantation Road, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire stabbed police dog Axle four times in the incident, a court heard.
Stretch pleaded guilty to all six charges and is due to be sentenced on October 4, at Derby Crown Court.