(ATLANTIC) Three people have been arrested in connection with an altercation in Atlantic early this (Monday) morning.
The Atlantic Police Departments says officers were called to 1011 Birch Street at around 3:30 am for a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers found several subjects in the area and fleeing the area. Officers found 43-year-old Robert Leslie, of Atlantic, suffering from puncture and slashing wounds. Two subjects were taken into custody at the scene and a third was arrested later on after a search warrant was served at 900 Hickory Street in Atlantic.
Leslie was taken to Cass County Memorial Hospital for treatment and remains hospitalized. One of the suspects was also taken to CCMH for brief treatment and then taken to the Atlantic Police Department for questioning.
The three suspects, 18-year-old Bryce Baker, 21-year-old Austin Nelson and 23-year-old Mykel Thorn, all of Atlantic, have each been charged with Felony Willful Injury and Going Armed with Intent. All three have been booked into the Cass County Jail.
The incident remains under investigation and additional charges may be filed.
(Picture: Baker, Thoren, Nelson)