Council Bluffs Police arrest man in alleged stabbing

Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 8:10 AM CDT
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) - Council Bluffs Police said they arrested one man on suspicion of stabbing another man Sunday.

According to a CBPD news release, officers responded to a reported stabbing at around 10 p.m. Sunday in the area of 21st Street and Third Avenue, where they found a man with cuts to his upper torso. He was transported to the hospital, according to the release.

The suspect, Dennis Ruppe, was treated at the scene for a cut on his hand and booked into Pottawattamie County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault, willful injury and fourth-degree criminal mischief, the release states.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Council Bluffs Police Criminal Investigation Division at 712-328-4728.

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