Man Charged in Alleged Stabbing Outside Cloquet Bar

Updated: 12/25/2013 10:42 PM
Created: 12/22/2013 3:17 PM

A Sawyer man is in custody after police said he stabbed another man outside The Jack bar in Cloquet.

The Cloquet Police Department said it happened at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. An officer spotted a fight on the east side of the bar.

37-year-old Scott Alexander Blacketter faces two felony counts of assault, along with the crimes of fleeing on foot and obstruction of the legal process.

Officers said Blacketter was found holding a knife. When an officer tried to approach and apprehend him, they said the he broke free and ran away.

Blacketter was later found and arrested.

A 28-year-old Cloquet man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

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