Aggravated assault reported at Minot bar

Minot Police Department officers were dispatched Sunday at 12:55 a.m. to Sports on Tap, located on the 300 block of Third Avenue Southwest, for a male who was assaulted and unconscious.

The suspect, Joshua Busby, 25, of Berthold, fled the area on foot, but was located a short time later, arrested and charged with aggravated assault. The victim, a 35-year-old male from Colorado, was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot and was still unconscious at the time of the news release was issued Sunday. The victim’s name was not given, pending notification of family.