A TADLEY man was given a 12-week suspended sentence for stabbing a dog twice.
In the dock at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, April 3, was Mark Neil Tomlinson, 38, of Greywell Close, who pleaded guilty to stabbing Benny the dog twice in the torso.
He was given a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.
He must also carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.
He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115 and £85 court costs.