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Leona Pitz with Mina Lake Celebrations joins us to talk about the upcoming Mina Lake casino night…

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Officers respond to aggravated assault in Woonsocket

(KOKK – Huron, SD) An incident occurred in Woonsocket on Wednesday that involved several agencies.  The incident was reported around 130 from the Express 2 convenience store in Woonsocket.  Officers were sent for a call of aggravated assault with a knife.  The report was that the two subjects got into an argument in the parking lot.  The male subject pulled a knife and threatened the female then slashed her tires.  Initial units responded quickly and the male subject ran into a wooded shelterbelt, drainage ditch and soybean field.  A K-9 from Jerauld County was brought in to search along with drones from Sanborn county highway department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol.  The suspect was located and attempted to flee but was taken into custody around 435.  There were no injuries.  Both subjects were taken into custody for several charges.  Forty one year old Joshua Woldt and thirty five year old Ashley Blacksmith both have ties to Sioux Falls. Sanborn county was aided by multiple agencies and private citizens.  South Dakota Highway Patrol and drone, Jerauld County Sheriff’s Office and K-9, Miner County Sheriff’s Office, Woonsocket Fire Department, South Dakota DOT and the Sanborn County Highway department and drone.