(Gages Lake, IL) A man accused of stabbing a woman in the Gages Lake area earlier this month, has been arrested. Lake County Sheriff’s Officials say Mark Mortensen allegedly beat a woman, and stabbed her in the Gages Lake area back on August 21st. The 42-year-old was then located as he left the hospital Friday for an unrelated manner. Police attempted to take him into custody, but he fled, only to be bitten by Sheriff’s K9 Duke, and returned to the hospital. Mortensen is now in the Lake County Jail on charges of aggravated domestic battery, escape and resisting arrest. Bond was set at 75-thousand-dollars.
Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-30-21)