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Warrant issued for Hawley man

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

John Carl Strass, 18, of 2 Riverview Acres, Hawley has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree assault, substantial bodily harm.

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According to court records: On Nov. 2, he assaulted another man at a party, pushing him, then tackling him to the ground and punching him in the face three or four times.

The man was left with a concussion, a swollen right eye, and a gash to the eyebrow that required sutures. Strass allegedly admitted assaulting the man.

On Tuesday, District Judge Joe Evans issued a warrant for his arrest.

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