Tip From the Public Helps Police Arrest Suspect in Domestic Assault

35-year-old Blake Fitzgerald was arrested at the Rodeway Inn at 1:00 a.m.


WEST FARGO, N.D. — A tip from the public helps West Fargo Police arrest a man who allegedly assaulted his former girlfriend in Moorhead early Thursday morning.

Officers say 35-year old Blake Fitzgerald was hiding from authorities. Fitzgerald was taken into custody at the Roadway Inn at 1:00 a.m.

He was previously arrested in April after threatening a woman and holding authorities at bay in a nine-hour standoff.

He is facing six charges, including assault with a dangerous weapon and terroristic threats. Fitzgerald is at the Cass County Jail until he can be extradited to Clay County.

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