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DL man charged with strangling teenager

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A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation.


Brian David DuVall, 33, of 1238½ Washington Ave., Unit 2, Detroit Lakes, is accused of assaulting a juvenile male victim at his home on Nov. 3.

According to the complaint, he grabbed the boy by the arm, squeezed it and hit him in the face, then placed him in a headlock and tried to choke him, so he couldn't breathe for 20-30 seconds.

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