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Worthington man faces assault charge

A Worthington man arrested Sept. 9 faces two assault-related charges. Juan Rivera-Hernandez, 40, has been charged with assault by strangulation, a felony; and domestic assault -- bodily harm, a misdemeanor. According to the criminal complaint, th...

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A Worthington man arrested Sept. 9 faces two assault-related charges.

 

Juan Rivera-Hernandez, 40, has been charged with assault by strangulation, a felony; and domestic assault - bodily harm, a misdemeanor.

 

According to the criminal complaint, the charges stem from a Sept. 8 argument between Rivera-Hernandez and another individual about paying rent after having consumed alcohol.

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The maximum sentence for the felony charge is three years imprisonment and/or a $5,000 fine.

Rivera-Hernandez’s initial appearance has been scheduled for Sept. 20 in Nobles County District Court.

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