North Carolina city sued over off-duty K-9 attack

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Hendersonville in relation to an off-duty K-9 attack that injured two pe...

November 3, 2022
1:12 AM

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Hendersonville in relation to an off-duty K-9 attack that injured two people in August of 2020. *NOTE: This article contains graphic photos of injuries* The lawsuit alleges that Sergeant Robert Cantwell of the Hendersonville Police Department allowed his K-9 to freely 'roam at large' unsupervised prior to the dog attacking nearby neighbors. Kevin and Mary O'Neill, the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, have also sued Cantwell individually.

Dan Vasko