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Published July 13, 2013, 04:58 PM

Brutal attack and stabbing this morning in Moorhead

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A Glyndon man is being bars tonight after a brutal attack and stabbing this morning.

By: WDAY, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A Glyndon man is being bars tonight after a brutal attack and stabbing this morning.

24-year-old Angel Maldonado, Jr. allegedly injured his girlfriend a man who intervened around 2:30.

He's booked for attempted murder.

It happened at this South Moorhead home. Police say Maldonado threw a tire iron car jack handle at his girlfriend, cutting her in the back.

He then stabbed 21 year old Victor Martinez 3 times in the chest with a steak knife, as Martinez tried to stop the assault.

LT. Tory Jacobson- Moorhead Police Department: "The male suspect ultimately was knocked unconscious during the fight. Our officers are currently maintaining custody of him as he's being observed at the hospital for his injuries."

Police say both victims needed surgery as their injuries were life threatening.

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