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16-year-old Becker County boy charged with assault for hitting hockey foe over the head with his stick

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A Becker County boy has been charged with felony second-degree assault for allegedly hitting another boy over the head with a hockey stick during a pickup game in Cloquet.


Dominic Louis Butcher, 16, essentially pleaded guilty Jan. 12.

According to court records: On Jan. 1, he was living with a foster family in Cloquet and was playing hockey with three other boys, also in foster care, when the allegedly assault took place.

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