JAMESTOWN, N.D. — One man is in jail after being arrested for an incident with a knife outside of Walmart, 921 25th St. SW.

Jamestown police say they received a call of an assault with a knife at 8:33 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12.

Officers say the 29-year-old victim told them he was approached by an acquaintance as he was leaving Walmart.

Following a brief exchange of words between the suspect and the victim, the suspect grabbed the victim from behind around his shoulders and pulled out a knife.

He inflicted non-life threatening injuries on the victim before leaving the parking lot in a vehicle.

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The victim received medical attention at the scene.

During the investigation, police were able to identify the suspect as 54-year-old Roylan Laureta.

Officers then located Laureta in rural Logan County around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

He was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault. Laureta is being held in the Stutsman County Jail where he is now awaiting formal charges.