UPDATE: 11/27/20 11:30 a.m.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. today, Friday, November 27th, the Crookston Police Department was dispatched to the 400-block of South Ash on a report of a stabbing, that the victim was laying in the roadway. Upon arrival Officers found a 16-year-old juvenile male with stab wounds to various parts of his body including the abdomen. Crookston Ambulance arrived and transported him to RiverView Healthcare where he is being treated. Currently, although the injuries were serious, it does not appear they are life-threatening.

During the initial investigation Officers learned the incident began in the 600 block of South Ash. They quickly learned the suspect was a 14-year-old juvenile male, that both males live in Crookston, knew each other, that the incident was not a random attack and determined there was no other ongoing public safety threat. The 14-year-old was located, arrested, and transported to the Red River Valley Juvenile Detention facility in Crookston.

The area was initially closed off for the investigation but has since been reopened. Detectives are still working to determine what led up to the incident, this is an active investigation with no other information available at this time.

Assisting with the incident was Crookston Ambulance, Polk County Deputies and Dispatcher, and the MN State Patrol.


The Crookston Police Department responded to a stabbing early Friday morning.  Neil Carlson has more in the video below.

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