BETHPAGE - A Bethpage man is accused of ordering his dog to attack a guest during a house party.

Police say George Jordan Gonzalez was having a party at his house on Hicksville Road early Wednesday morning.

According to police, Gonzalez got into an argument with a guest and ordered his pit bull to attack the man.

The victim had to stab the dog with a pocket knife to get away.

The man suffered severe cuts to his arms, legs and shoulders.

Gonzalez is charged with assault.