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Wadena woman charged with assault for alleged slap

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region Park Rapids, 56470

Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A 21-year-old Wadena woman was charged Sept. 24 with fifth-degree assault for slapping another woman in the face in Nimrod.

On Sept. 5, a sheriff's deputy was on routine patrol in Nimrod when a woman approached him and reported she had just been assaulted by Deserree Marie Anderson, court records said. The alleged victim had redness on her cheek and ear.

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Anderson had accused the victim of being a "snitch" and had struck her with an open hand on the right side of her face, according to court documents.

Anderson had a .098 blood alcohol level when she was tested after the incident, court records said.

Anderson has two previous domestic violence-related convictions in the past three years, both from October 2007.

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