Early Morning Stabbing in Cloquet

Man Receives Multiple Stab Wounds, Hospitalized

A man is hospitalized following an early morning stabbing in Cloquet.

Just after midnight officers responded to the 300 Block of Ridge Road for a 26-year-old man that had been stabbed.

Authorities found the man bleeding from multiple stab wounds.

According to the Cloquet Police K-9 units from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, as well as a helicopter from the Minnesota State Patrol, aided in the search for the suspect.

The suspect was later located at a house in the 300-block of 10th Street in Cloquet and was taken into custody, pending charges.

The Cloquet Police Department was assisted by the Fond du Lac Police Department, Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The victim was transported by ambulance to the Cloquet Memorial Hospital and later transported to Essentia where he is listed in stable, but serious condition.

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