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Altercation in downtown Grand Marais leads to one arrest

Cook County Sheriff's Office lights - Photo Rhonda Silence
Cook County Sheriff's Office lights - Photo Rhonda Silence

Tempers flared in downtown Grand Marais on Friday, July 3, leading to one arrest.

According to preliminary information from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, there was an altercation between three people on the sidewalk adjacent to World’s Best Donuts shortly after 1 p.m.  A 41-year-old male from Grand Marais brandished a knife.

He was taken into custody and charges are pending, waiting review by the Cook County Attorney’s office. Once formal charges have been made names will be released of the parties involved.
 

*This story has been updated to share the hometown of the man arrested.