Suspect in Custody Following Felonious Assault

On February 18, 2021 at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) responded to an assault call at a house located on Mt. Pleasant’s west side.

Upon arrival, officers located a 31-year-old male with a stab wound. The victim was transported to McLaren Central Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released. The suspect, a 33-year-old male, was swiftly apprehended by the MPPD and lodged in the Isabella County Jail. This was an isolated and targeted incident and there is no risk to the public.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department’s Anonymous Tip Line at 989-779-9111 or Central Dispatch (989) 773-1000. This is an ongoing and open investigation. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Michigan State Police, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Central Michigan University Police, Mobile Medical Response, Mt. Pleasant Fire Department and Central Dispatch.