MOTLEY -- A 50-year-old Motley man was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 10, following a report of a domestic assault involving a knife at the Eastwood Inn Apartments in Motley.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at 5:06 a.m. and upon arrival, deputies learned the suspect left the scene on foot and went into the nearby woods. Deputies located the suspect in a field near the woods and he was taken into custody by the Motley Police Department and transported to the Morrison County Jail in Little Falls.

The Motley man faces possible criminal charges of first-degree domestic assault, making terroristic threats, obstructing the legal process and property damage.

The victim was transported by Staples Ambulance to Lakewood Health System in Staples with unknown injuries.

The Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Motley and Staples police departments and the Staples Ambulance assisted the sheriff’s office at the scene.