Stabbing suspect identified

Stabbing suspect identified Click to Enlarge Photo: Stearns Co. Jail

Nov 14, 2013 at 7:53 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) A man arrested in a Waite Park stabbing has been identified.

Fourty seven year-old Anthony Scates of Waite Park was arrested Wednesday night at the scene of the stabbing at 36 Third Street North.

Police Chief Dave Bentrud says the knife used in the assault was found a short distance from the scene.

The male victim--who has not been identified--suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest area and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital.

Scates was booked into the Stearns County Jail where specific charges are pending. Police have not indicated a motive for the stabbing. They say it is an active investigation. 

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