Suspect search underway after man injured by 'cutting instrument' in New Richmond

Suspect search underway after man injured by 'cutting instrument' in New Richmond

January 16, 2019 11:29 AM

Authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect after a man suffered lacerations to his head and face from what police believe was a box cutter. 

The New Richmond Police Department has identified the suspect as 32-year-old Roberto Reyes, Jr. 

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Officers were called on Monday to the 800 block of North Knowles Avenue on a report of a disturbance involving a knife. 

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When officers arrived, they located a victim who suffered lacerations to his head and face. Police said they believe he had been attacked with a "cutting instrument," likely box cutters, according to police.

Police said Reyes fled the scene in the victim's 2000 GMC Yukon. 

Reyes has felony warrants in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Anyone with information about Reyes is asked to call the New Richmond Police Department at 715-246-6667. 

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