KTSP ANCHOR THANKFUL AFTER ATTACK

KSTP anchor Matt Belanger thanked those who sent him well wishes as he recovers from an assault that occurred Tuesday.

Belanger said he has been receiving an outpouring of support from throughout Minnesota and the country.

“It’s very comforting to me to hear all of that and to be reminded of the people who are thinking of me as I work through what happened and focus on my recovery and my healing,” Belanger said in a video posted to Facebook. 

Matt Belanger

KSTP ANCHOR VIOLENTLY ASSAULTED 

Belanger said the injury he sustained to his eye caused some internal bleeding and requires recovery.

“It’s hard being, honestly, to be at home sidelined right now at a time when our viewers, I feel, need journalists on TV perhaps now more than ever,” he said.

He added that he is expected to make a full recovery.

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