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Round lake man arrested Thursday, three months following alleged assault

A Round Lake man was arrested Thursday on a complaint warrant after being accused of restricting a woman from leaving his presence and domestic assault during a February incident.

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A Round Lake man was arrested Thursday on a complaint warrant after being accused of restricting a woman from leaving his presence and domestic assault during a February incident.

Benjamin E. Parsons, 35, faces felony false imprisonment and domestic assault, a misdemeanor, after allegedly becoming aggressive with a woman during a Feb. 4 incident near Lake Bella. If convicted of the more serious charges, Parsons faces a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment, a $5,000 fine or both.

According to the criminal complaint, a Nobles County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a reported domestic assault in early February. The complainant alleged that she agreed to be picked up by Parsons at her residence to go to Lake Bella and talk. There, she alleged, Parsons began yelling at her and knocked her phone out of her hands as she dialed a relative for help.

Throughout the course of the incident, the alleged victim claims Parsons threw her to the ground three or four times as she tried to escape from his vehicle.

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