CITY OF LINDSTROM, Minn. (KMSP) - The Chisago County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who allegedly pinned an officer in a doorway and hit him with the door repeatedly.
Police believe the suspect is 24-year-old Daniel Joseph Manthey.
According to the Lakes Area Police Facebook page, on Saturday a Lakes Area Police officer responded to a domestic call after 5 a.m. in the city of Lindstrom.
When he arrived, he was told the suspect, Manthey, was inside the home. When the officer met with the Manthey, he attacked the officer unprovoked. Manthey attempted to punch the officer and then pinned him in a doorway and struck him with the door "numerous" times.
The officer tried to calm the situation by backing away and going up a stairway, while calling for extra help.
The suspect then locked himself in a room, broke through window and got away on a bicycle.
He was last seen in Lindstrom wearing a brown shirt and jeans.
If anyone has information on where Manthey might be, they are asked to contact emergency dispatch at 651-257-4100.
Early this morning after 5 AM, a Lakes Area Officer responded to a domestic occurring in the city of Lindstrom. When the officer arrived, he was directed to the suspect inside a residence. When the officer made contact with the suspect, he began an unprovoked assault on the officer, attempting to punch the officer and eventually pinning him in a doorway, striking him with the door numerous times.
The officer attempted to deescalate the situation by backing away and up a stairway, while calling for additional help. The suspect then locked himself inside an interior room, broke out a window, and ran off. If you see Daniel Manthey or know of his whereabouts, please contact emergency dispatch at 651-257-4100
Help us find this guy. Domestic assault suspect and assaulted an officer to escape arrest. pic.twitter.com/r6YTkt0aKR— Chisago Co Sheriff (@ChisagoCountySO) July 9, 2016