Duluth Police: Assault Victim in Hospital, Suspect Arrested

Posted at: 04/23/2013 3:40 PM
Updated at: 04/24/2013 5:24 PM

A 19-year-old male is in the hospital Wednesday following an assault on the 2000 block of East Fourth Street in Duluth and a suspect has been arrested, police said.

Police said the incident happened just after 1 o'clock on Tuesday, and traffic was blocked for part of the afternoon as they investigated. They said the male suffered non life-threatening injuries from a cut to the face.

According to police, the man said he was the victim of an attempted robbery and that a handgun was displayed.  

Police said they arrested a 20-year-old male, and that the suspect and the victim know each other. They said the suspect was taken to the St. Louis County Jail and faces a potential aggravated robbery charge.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (218) 730-5050.