Forum staff reports, Published October 08 2012
South Dakota man charged in downtown Fargo beating
Michael Conrad Knecht, 22, of Tuthill, S.D., has been charged with aggravated assault after police say he beat a man into unconsciousness on the 300 block of Broadway North on Sunday.
According to court documents, Knecht told police he was defending someone when a fight broke out.
He is being held in the Cass County Jail.
The victim was brought to Sanford Medical Center, where a CT scan showed he had multiple facial fractures.
His condition was not known as of Monday evening.