Sheriff’s Office

POLK COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPOND TO ASSAULT - NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Polk County Deputies Respond to Assault 

At around 2:30am on Friday, November 17, 2017, Polk County Deputies responded to The Lumber Yard, 1504 NE 54th Ave, on a possible stabbing. Deputies responded to the location and found the victim, Moses Salamanca, age 30, of Urbandale, with an apparent non-life-threatening puncture wound to the arm. Salamanca was treated at the scene and refused further medical attention. 

One subject was initially taken into custody. After further investigation, the individual was subsequently released. 

Polk County Detectives are continuing the investigation and there will be updated press releases when new information is available.

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