SOUTH SIOUX ASSAULT SUSPECT IN CUSTODY (UPDATE)

first_imgUPDATED 11:45PM 8/26/16South Sioux City Police have captured a suspected wanted in an early morning assault on Friday.35 year old Kraig Beltz was taken into custody just before 10pm Friday night in South Sioux City by police and Dakota County Sheriff’s deputies.Beltz has been charged with second degree assault, terroristic threats and disturbing the peace.Authorities say Beltz allegedly used a hammer or club to assault a man at a campground along the Missouri River off Dixon Path around 4am.The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries and was later released.Deputies were dispatched to the Covington Golf Course around 9:20 a.m. regarding a backpack found on the golf course containing magazines for a pistol.A person matching Beltz’s description came to the golf course around noon asking about a backpack and fled into a nearby cornfield when authorities arrived.Deputies recovered a semi automatic pistol in the cornfield and a search began which included closing the golf courseBeltz is in custody in the Dakota County Jail.————————————————————-Updated 6:15pm 8/26/16Authorities in South Sioux City are continuing their search for an armed suspect who may be armed and was last seen Friday noon near the Covington Golf Course.Officials say the suspect is wanted regarding an assault early Friday morning in South Sioux City.He’s described as a white male about 6’3″ with dark hair.The suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue-gray button down shirt and boots.At least one weapon was found by authorities and the golf course was closed and departing cars were searched.A command post was established at the golf course and the Nebraska State Patrol has been assisting South Sioux Police and the Dakota County Sheriff’s Department.A helicopter was also deployed to assist in the manhunt.———————————————————Updated 3:15pm 8/26/16Authorities in South Sioux City are continuing their search for a white male suspect with dark hair who may be armed in the area of the Covington Golf Course.Officials are not releasing any other information about the suspect at this time or why they are looking for him.At least one weapon has been found by authorities and the golf course was closed and departing cars were searched.A command post has been established by authorities at the golf course and the Nebraska State Patrol is assisting South Sioux Police along with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Department.A helicopter was deployed to assist in the manhunt.We’ll have more information when its available.Photo courtesy KMEG/KPTH—————————————————–Authorities in South Sioux City are searching for a suspect who may be armed in the area of the Covington Golf Course.Officials are not releasing any information or description of the suspect at this time or why they are looking for him.At least one weapon has been found by authorities and the golf course was closed.A command post has been established by authorities at the golf course and the Nebraska State Patrol is assisting South Sioux Police along with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Department.We’ll have more information when its available.last_img

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