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Published April 13, 2012, 12:55 PM

Man with knife arrested for attempted break-in

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say they arrested a 21-year-old man for climbing onto a second-floor balcony and trying to break in to an apartment. Sgt. Mark Lykken says the man had a knife and was trying to use it to open the balcony door to the apartment.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say they arrested a 21-year-old man for climbing onto a second-floor balcony and trying to break in to an apartment.

Sgt. Mark Lykken says the man had a knife and was trying to use it to open the balcony door to the apartment.

The apartment's female resident saw the man and called police just before 2 a.m. Friday.

Brian Lee Pfeifer of Park Rapids, Minn., was arrested and taken to the Cass County jail on suspicion of criminal trespass.

The Forum newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/HAo6We) Pfeifer told police he thought he was trying to get into a friend's apartment, and it turned out he was at the wrong place.

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