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Forum staff reports, Published January 03 2009

Police arrest man in Moorhead stabbing

A 55-year-old man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of second-degree assault in connection with a stabbing report in Moorhead.

Police responded to 1318 1st Ave. N. at about 3:24 p.m. where a 44-year-old man suffered two superficial facial wounds caused by a knife during a dispute, according to a Moorhead police news release.

The victim, Kenneth William Pelfrey, who has no permanent address listed, refused medical attention.

Police arrested – without incident – Michael Lynn Thomas, who also has no permanent address listed, the release said. He is being held at the Clay County Jail pending an initial court appearance.