MANDAN, ND (KXNET) — A reported aggravated assault led to a heavy police presence and stand-off for several hours in Mandan late Sunday afternoon.

According to a Mandan Police report, around 4:00 p.m., officers responded to a 911 call about a stabbing in an apartment at 202 2nd Avenue Northeast. When they arrived, officers met a 59-year-old woman who said she had been stabbed by someone she knew inside the apartment. The injured woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of her wounds.

West Dakota SWAT was called to assist Mandan Police in taking a 50-year-old female inside the apartment into custody. The woman had barricaded herself in the apartment and made repeated threats to harm others.

After several hours, authorities were able to arrest the woman and charge her with aggravated assault.

She is currently being held in the Burleigh-Morton Detention Center.


Original Story 5/7/23:

MANDAN, N.D. (KXNET) — A heavy police presence was reported at a home in Mandan Sunday..

A witness tells KX News several cop cars and a SWAT team have been at the home on 1st St. and 2nd Ave NE for more than three hours. The witness also states that police drew their guns at one point, and that more deputies began arriving to the location after their initial arrival.

Police eventually entered the building. The witness states that officers were at a stand-off with someone inside the residence, yelling at someone to come out from inside the building.

KX News has reached out to the Mandan Police Department, but has not heard back yet. We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.