Two men assaulted in Minot

Two unidentified men were assaulted Friday at around 10 p.m. in the 3200 block of Second Street Southeast in Minot, the police report.

The two victims were both from Minot. One is 36-years-old and the other is 47-years-old. They were both transported to Trinity Hospital in Minot.

According to a statement, one of the victims shouted “slow down” in the direction of a pearl white-colored Chevrolet Silverado four-door pickup truck as it allegedly was speeding through the neighborhood. The vehicle then allegedly stopped and two men exited the vehicle and assaulted the victims.

The assailants were described as large, white men between six-foot-two and six-foot-four and weighing between 200 and 260 pounds. The vehicle may have had a Texas license plate.

The police ask that anyone with information call them at 852-0111 or anonymously through the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 701-85CRIME. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Man snatches lady’s purse

The Minot Police Department said that a man in his 20s with baggy pants, a black, hooded sweatshirt and a dark-colored goatee snatched an 89-year-old woman’s purse in the parking lot of the Minot Wal-Mart Wednesday at around 8:30 a.m.

The police add that he ran northbound from the area to a silver Pontiac Grand Prix that was waiting for him. The vehicle then left the area.

Police ask that anyone with information call them at 852-0111 or anonymously to the Crime Stoppers hotline at 701-85CRIME. Tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Highway patrol seeking driver in fatal accident

DRAKE The North Dakota Highway Patrol is seeking the driver of a maroon or red 2007 Volvo tractor-trailer that they allege struck and killed a person along U.S. Highway 52 west of Drake early Wednesday morning.

The patrol said that the man struck and killed by the semi was involved in an early crash at around 2:30 a.m. and his vehicle became submerged in water at the intersection of Highway 52 and N.D. Highway 14. He had exited the vehicle to walk on the side of the highway to seek help when he was struck.

The patrol notes that the semi was damaged on its front grill on the passenger side including the fender and headlight area. It may have been en route to Canada, Williston or Montana. They ask that anyone with information contact 328-9921.