Man arrested after allegedly stabbing man in neck

Published 10:18 am Friday, November 11, 2022

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An Albert Lea man was arrested Wednesday night after he reportedly stabbed another man in the neck at a house on Pearl Street. 

According to police, the incident appeared to be an unprovoked attack. 

Dispatchers received the report at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday at 209 S. Pearl St. The injured man was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and later taken to a Rochester hospital. His condition is unknown. 

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Police stated the suspect, Rio Acosta, 25, left the scene and was later found outside 1216 St. John Ave. 

He was arrested on charges of felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault.