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Worthington man wanted on domestic assault charges

Police were dispatched to Sandoval-Chag's residence on July 15.

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WORTHINGTON — A warrant has been issued for a Worthington man on felony-level charges of domestic assault by strangulation, which carries a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment, a $5,000 fine, or both.

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Worthington police officers were dispatched to a local residence on July 15 for a report of possible domestic assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim, who stated that Amilcar Sandoval-Chag, 23, had come home intoxicated earlier that day.

According to the report, Sandoval-Chag hit her in the face multiple times and placed both hands around the victim’s neck, making her unable to breathe.

Sandoval-Chag then left the house and did not return.

Responding officers observed injuries to the victim, including discoloration and bruising on her neck, chin and cheek.

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Another resident, who had reportedly witnessed the assault, also provided a statement. The witness told officers she had seen Sandoval-Chag hit the victim and put his hands around her neck. The victim also stated that Sandoval-Chag had pushed the victim into the wall, causing the photographs to fall, and held the victim down while hitting her.

Officers searched the area and attempted to locate Sandoval-Chag, but were unable to. His whereabouts are currently unknown.

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Emma McNamee joined The Globe team in October 2021 as a reporter covering Crime & Courts, Politics, and the City beats. Born and raised in Duluth, Minn., McNamee left her hometown to attend school in Chicago at Columbia College. She graduated in 2021 with a degree in Multimedia Journalism, with a concentration in News & Feature Writing and a minor in Creative Writing.
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