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Dude Rancher assault
Emergency workers prepare to transport the victim of a fight in a room at the Dude Rancher Lodge in downtown Billings on Tuesday. Police identified the victim Thursdsay as Randell J. Glasser, 44, a transient.

A 44-year-old Billings man remained in critical Wednesday afternoon after a Tuesday evening incident at a downtown hotel.

Billings Police Sgt. Mitch Hart said the man, whose name has not been released, was in "stable but still critical" condition at Billings Clinic.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance at the Dude Rancher Lodge, 415 N. 29th St., at about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. Upon arriving, they found the man in Room 203 with serious head injuries and a possible stab wound to his lower abdomen.

A short time later, officers arrested Joseph Allen Wilson, 43, in connection with the assault. Wilson is being held at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility on suspicion of aggravated assault.

Contact Zach Benoit at zbenoit@billingsgazette.com or 657-1357.

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