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Local man arrested and later charged with sexual assault

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A 26-year-old River Falls man was picked up Saturday morning, June 1, at his apartment at 819 S. Wasson Lane after being accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman from Frederic. The two met downtown around bar-closing time and returned with others to his apartment for an after-bar party.


Sometime when the two were alone in the living room is when the assault is alleged to have occurred. Another person from the party returned and intervened on the woman's behalf.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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