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Teen accused of throwing knife at girl

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A felony second-degree reckless endangerment charge has been filed in Pierce County Court against a River Falls teenager.

Joseph T. Kobs, 17, 1430 Cemetery Road, is looking at a maximum penalty of $25,000 and/or 10 years prison if found guilty. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance June 14.


According to court records, River Falls police and a Pierce County child protection worker went to interview the victim, a 13-year-old girl, in March.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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