4 Arrested in Roseville Attack at Saugstad Park
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View Update April 28, 2014 -Roseville Beating Victim Dies from Injuries
Roseville Police officers have arrested four people after an assault at a park that left a local homeless man with life-threatening injuries.
At 8:04 a.m. today (Thursday, April 24), officers responded to Saugstad Park, 100 Buljan Drive, to a report that a group of people were beating a man. The people involved were among a group of homeless and needy people who were gathered at the park waiting for a regularly scheduled free breakfast, served by a local charitable organization.
When officers arrived, they found 35-year-old Josef Martin Graven, a local homeless man, unconscious on the ground with severe injuries from a beating, and contacted another man nearby who had a stab wound in his back. Both men were taken to the hospital by ambulance. The other involved parties and witnesses remained at the scene and spoke to officers.
Officers learned that the stabbing victim, a 24-year-old local homeless man, had been in a dispute with Graven over the past few days over property that he believed Graven had stolen from him. They got into a fight at the park over the issue, and Graven allegedly stabbed the other man, causing a minor wound. The stabbing victim and others are then suspected of attacking Graven and beating him until he lost consciousness.
The stabbing victim was treated at the hospital for superficial wounds and released to the custody of police. Graven remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Officers arrested four people, including the stabbing victim, in connection with the assault. Their names, booking photos and arrest charges will be released when the booking process is completed.
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