VIDEO: Ax-wielding man smashes window of Sen. John Hoeven's Fargo office

A man with an ax is seen in video smashing the window of Sen. John Hoeven's Fargo office.

This video given to the Fargo Police Department shows an ax-wielding man smashing the windows of Senator John Hoeven's Fargo office. The window was discovered Monday morning, Dec. 21. (Photo courtesy of Fargo Police Department)
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FARGO — The Fargo Police Department says it has identified a man caught on video smashing the windows of Sen. John Hoeven's Fargo office with an ax.

The smashed window was discovered Monday morning, Dec. 21, around 9 a.m. at Hoeven's office in the skyway, 123 Broadway N., Suite 201.

Officers say the video shows a man walking up the stairs in the skyway before striking the windows with what appears to be an ax.


Police are submitting a report to the Cass County State's Attorney's Office for consideration of charges, police spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker said in a statement.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 701-235-4493 or text FPD and the tip to 847411. There is also an anonymous tip option at

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