(KXLG – Watertown, SD) Watertown Police were called out to a group of people fighting in the streets near Kemp Avenue and Maple Street. It was reported to the Police one of them had a knife, and people had potential stab wounds.
It was confirmed two individuals had minor injuries from being stabbed by the knife. The Police arrested 40-year-old Matthew Wagemann, who was “ quickly located by officers a couple of blocks from where the assault occurred.”
Wagemann was charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault and one count of intentional damage to property for breaking a glass door at a nearby business. The bond was set at $10,000.
Aggravated assault is a class 3 felony punishable by up to fifteen years imprisonment in the state prison. In addition, a fine of up to thirty thousand dollars may be imposed.
The Watertown Police Department was assisted by the Codington County Sheriff’s Office and Watertown Fire Rescue.