Fargo Police Uncover Remaining Suspects in Downtown Assault: Esiquio Hernandez and John Hernandez

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Fargo Police Department has made significant strides in identifying and pursuing the perpetrators involved in a vicious assault that occurred in downtown Fargo on April 6. The two remaining suspects, 26-year-old Esiquio Hernandez and 48-year-old John Hernandez, both hailing from Moorhead, are now under the law enforcement’s radar.

Urgent Call to Action: Report Sightings to 9-1-1

Should you spot either Esiquio Hernandez or John Hernandez, it is imperative to promptly notify authorities by dialing 9-1-1. Providing crucial details such as their whereabouts, attire, mode of transportation, and direction of movement is instrumental in aiding law enforcement’s apprehension efforts. For those who wish to remain anonymous, submitting tips is made accessible by texting the keyword “FARGOPD” followed by the tip to 847411.

Previous Arrests Unveil Collaborative Efforts

In the aftermath of the assault, law enforcement has already made significant headway, apprehending four individuals connected to the incident. Among them, 48-year-old Sergio Ganados of Fargo faces charges of aggravated assault. Additionally, 24-year-old Angelica Hernandez and 35-year-old Terrell Smith, residents of Moorhead, have been arrested as accomplices to aggravated assault. Furthermore, 36-year-old Travice Ledoux, with no fixed abode, was apprehended on charges of assault and robbery.

Victim’s Harrowing Ordeal and Courageous Intervention

The victim, Sam Pikula, endured severe injuries during the assault, sustaining multiple fractures to his facial and cranial bones. The brutality of the attack necessitated surgical intervention, with Pikula undergoing the insertion of a titanium plate to facilitate recovery. Pikula’s involvement arose as he came to the aid of a man under assault in the vicinity of the 600 block of NP Avenue. Despite his altruistic intentions, he found himself ensnared in the assailants’ fury, becoming a target of their aggression.

I’m Neil Berg reporting for trfnews.i234.me


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