A Minot man is behind bars for knocking a 19-year-old unconscious Sunday morning.
Minot Police say officers responded to the 100 block of W. Central for a reported weapons violation around 1:20 a.m.
While officers were investigating the original call, they witnessed the 29-year-old man assaulting the 19-year-old male on the sidewalk.
The 19-year-old male was knocked unconscious.
Community Ambulance responded and transported the victim to Trinity Hospital for treatment.
The man was arrested for Aggravated Assault, a class C felony and taken to Ward County Jail.