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Police searching for man alleged of stabbing acquaintance

An early Sunday morning altercation resulted in a 31-year-old Dickinson man being stabbed by his acquaintance, 28-year-old Timothy Leroy Sumpter, according to a report by the Dickinson Police Department.

At about 2:14 a.m. Sunday, the DPD responded to the 600 block of Villard Street East in reference to an assault.

Sumpter fled the scene on foot prior to police arriving at the residence. Officers conducted a search of the area but were unsuccessful in locating him.

The victim, whose name was not identified, was transported and admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center.

Sumpter is still at large and is being sought by authorities for questioning. The public is not believed to be in any danger at this time. The case is under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding Sumpter's location is encouraged to contact the DPD at 701-456-7759.

Dustin Monke

Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.

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