Mechech Housen accused of threatening dog, owner

Police say Mechech Housen asked to pet the dog, but when he did the animal bit him. (5/20/14)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport man is facing charges for allegedly threatening a man and his dog with a gun.

Police say Mechech Housen, 31, asked to pet the dog, but when he did the animal bit him.

Housen allegedly pulled out a gun and threatened to kill the animal and its owner if he was not paid $300.

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Police say Housen told them he felt his injury was worth $300.

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