Police Say Metal Pipe Used in Alleged Assault
ST. JOSEPH TOWNSHIP/ ST. CLOUD - Two men have been arrested for allegedly swinging a metal pipe in a fight.
Officers from the Waite Park and St. Cloud Police departments, as was as State Troopers, responded to a call of a domestic assault at a home in Bel Clare Estates at about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Police say 34-year-old Israel Ramirez of St. Cloud attacked a woman at the home, and later used a pipe to attack several people who tried to help her.
Then, while officers were interviewing victims at St. Cloud Hospital, 18-year-old Jose Alaniz of St. Cloud showed-up at the hospital with a pipe and attacked some of the witnesses outside the hospital.