Bar fight leads to aggravated assault charge

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

Devils Lake police report that they are investigating an alleged assault outside of Lotta’s in downtown Devils Lake early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a call about a fight just after midnight Saturday night. They say that a yet-to-be-named 45-year-old man allegedly pushed a 38-year-old man, causing him to fall backwards and break his leg in the process.

A 24-year-old man was allegedly involved also and was arrested. Both men face charges of aggravated assault in connection with the incident. The older man also faces terrorizing and preventing arrest charges, while the younger man faces a charge of hindering law enforcement.

Another man was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of gross sexual imposition, domestic assault and terrorizing. Details on that arrest will be upcoming as police release further information.