Man Arrested After Altercation With Pocket Knife at Country Music Festival

Fan at country music festival
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A general view of the atmosphere and a concert goer at a country music festival.

Violence at music festivals continues.

A man named Aaron Williams was arrested Thursday morning at the WE Fest country musical festival in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Billboard has confirmed. The three-day festival featured headliners such as Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley, and The Zac Brown Band, according to Saving Country Music

Williams attacked three individuals with a pocket knife. The victims were taken to the hospital for stitches, and released the same day. Williams was charged with fifth-degree assault. 

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Billboard looked into the unfortunate pattern of violence at these festivals in the magazine's recent story "Country's Chaotic Summer." 

 

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