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Warrant issued for local man for assault

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A warrant has been issued in Becker County District Court for the arrest of a Detroit Lakes man on a felony charge of third degree assault.


Joshua Linn Cheney, 27, of 19463 U.S. Highway 59, Detroit Lakes, is accused of assaulting a former girlfriend at her Detroit Lakes residence on Sept. 7.

According to court records, the woman was treated for a broken collar bone and severe bruising on her back at the local hospital as a result of the incident.

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