Clearwater man arrested for assault

Clearwater man arrested for assault Click to Enlarge Photo: Stearns County Jail

May 22, 2014 at 10:03 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A Clearwater man has been arrested and faces charges of second-degree assault for an incident with a woman at a residence south of Clearwater.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office was called Wednesday to the 1500 block of Dunmore Circle in Lynden Township where an argument between the victim and 25 year-old Michael Melbie had become physical.

During the altercation, Melbie grabbed a large knife in a sheath and pressed it against the victim's thigh. The knife penetrated the sheath and cut the victim. Melbie was located inside the residence. He was arrested and booked into the Stearns County Jail.

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