WDAY.com

WDAZ: Your Home Team

Published June 23, 2011, 10:09 AM

Fergus Falls man arrested for hatchet attack

Fergus Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Fergus Falls man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly attacking another man with a hatchet.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fergus Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Fergus Falls man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly attacking another man with a hatchet.

Police received a call around 1:40 pm that a man had been struck in the head with a hatchet at a home on the 600 block of Laurel Street. A caller reported Dustin Leroy Helps, 19, fled the scene in a red van after the attack.

Helps was arrested for second degree assault with a dangerous weapon. The man who Helps allegedly attacked was treated and later released from Lake Region Hospital.

The extent of his injuries have not yet been released.

Tags: