Just after midnight on November 6, the New Ulm Police Department was requested to respond to a residence at 2526 S. Bridge Street, New Ulm for an attempted stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect had fled the area.   This victim of the attempted stabbing was a 26-year-old New Ulm man. The victim did not report any injuries and did not require any medical care.


After an investigation into the matter, the New Ulm Police Department confirmed that the suspect was at a residence in Hanska, MN.   A search warrant for the residence was obtained and the Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Emergency unit assisted local law enforcement in the execution of the warrant and arrest of the suspect. The suspect, a 32-year-old Hanska man, was taken into custody and is currently being held in the Brown County Jail.


The New Ulm Police Department was assisted by Brown County Sheriff’s Department, Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Emergency Response Unit and Allina Ambulance Service.