Motel guests tackle assailant

Police arrested a Storm Lake man Friday for threatening guests at the Sail Inn Motel with a knife and resisting officers twice upon arrest.

At 7:37 p.m. Friday, police were dispatched to the Sail Inn Motel at 1015 E. Lakeshore Dr. in reference to an intoxicated person threatening motel guests with a knife.

Police learned Seften Royd Akin, 36, pulled out a multi-tool and assaulted two other men with the pliers portion of the tool. The two victims tackled Akin and moved him to his guest room when 911 was called.

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