Horst Wolk Makes First Court Appearance 

A man accused of stabbing a student at Husson University made his first court appearance Friday afternoon.Until now, little information about 45-year-old Horst Wolk has been made available.Friday in court, some new details emerged.We now know Wolk is a German citizen. A german interpreter had to be used at his arraignment Friday.And the woman he’s accused of stabbing is his wife.Police say Wednesday morning, Wolk attacked his wife on the Husson Campus in Bangor, she suffered cuts on her leg and neck.Several female students were able to tackle Wolk, get the knife away from him and hold him down until police arrived.Prosecutors also revealed Wolk is a former member of the German Army and was trained as a sniper.The defense says Wolk and his wife had separated and he had not been allowed to see his 5-year-old son for a couple of weeks.The defense argued Wolk has no prior criminal record in Maine or Germany.But prosecutors says the victim is extremely scared of her husband.” Well this is a very dangerous individual. Someone who would attack someone at a public university with other people present is someone who certainly doesn’t appear to be stable.”” He’s very upset. His spirit is affected. He really wants the best for his wife and their son. And that’s honest from the heart from what he told me.”Wolk’s attorney says he has contacted his family in Germany, but they are currently dealing with a communication barrier.Wolk remains at the Penobscot County Jail on 50-thousand dollars cash bail.