According to the Cabell County (WV) Sheriff's Office, a 33-year-old man is accused of battery on an officer after an altercation with an officer and his K-9 on Thursday.

Bradley Allen Moore has been charged with two counts of battery on an officer and obstruction.

According to the Herald Dispatch, deputies were performing an area check after a caller reported a suspicious person to 911. The caller told dispatchers the suspicious person came into a gas station claiming to have been chased by a person with a knife.

Deputies made contact with the suspect allegedly standing in the middle of the roadway. The suspect then reportedly opened the rear passenger door of the squad car and assaulted K-9 "Jimmy."

Officers removed the subject from the vehicle and took him into custody.