One in custody for Aggravated Assault
By Chief Rasmussen
On November 24, 2013 @ 10:50am, the West Fargo Police Department was dispatched to the Sanford Emergency Room to take a report of an assault that reportedly occurred in West Fargo. The assault allegedly had taken place around 3:00 AM this same date. The victim and a witness stated that the victim had been hit in the head with a blunt object causing the victim to lose consciousness. The witnesses were able to identify the suspect in the case, along with the location of where the incident occurred, which was the 200 block of Morison St. in West Fargo.
Officers located the suspect, 22 year old, Mr.Erik Erdmann, at his residence in West Fargo. Officers also recovered an ax handle, which was the weapon believed to have been utilized in the assault. Mr. Erdmann was arrested for Aggravated Assault, and taken to the Cass County Jail. The victim, 24 year old, Mr. Cole Lebrun, of West Fargo was admitted to Sanford for significant head injuries. Mr. Lebrun remains in Sanford Hospital.