Aitkin Business Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Posted at: 07/17/2013 10:13 PM

A 28-year-old Palisade man was taken into custody for allegedly stabbing another man in Aitkin Wednesday. That was only after he fled the scene.

Aitkin Police and the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office responded to a business around 11:20 a.m. to a report of an assault involving a knife. They said a 27-year-old Aitkin man was reported to have been stabbed by the suspect.

The victim was transported by private vehicle to Riverwood Health Care Center where he was treated and released, police said. They said the suspect was booked into the Aitkin County Jail on a second degree assault charge.