Forum staff reports, Published November 23 2010
Belcourt man accused of hitting child’s mom with bottleA Belcourt, N.D., man is accused of hitting the mother of his child over the head with a whiskey bottle at a Fargo hotel.
Police were called at 2:19 a.m. Sunday about a disturbance in a room at the Ramada Plaza Suites.
Sgt. Mark Lykken said the “very intoxicated” suspect allegedly assaulted the 17-year-old mother of his 1-year-old child with a glass whiskey bottle, knocking her unconscious.
The victim sustained a 1 1/2-inch cut to her head but refused medical attention, he said.
Elliot Longie, 22, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence and taken to the Cass County Jail after being medically cleared for his intoxication, Lykken said.