Police respond to assault in Sleetmute

Posted: Friday, February 12, 2010

ANCHORAGE - Alaska state troopers said a man attacked another man with a knife or hatchet in Sleetmute, which is about 150 miles northeast of Bethel.

Troopers in Aniak responded to a domestic violence assault early Wednesday and arrested 19-year-old Colten Evan Zauker on charges that included attempted murder. The Anchorage Daily News reported he's being held without bail in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center in Bethel

The victim was taken to Anchorage for treatment. Troopers say alcohol was involved.



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