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PR man awaiting extradition to Carver County on sexual assault charge

Charles Edward Hartman (Hubbard County mug shot)

A Park Rapids man and convicted sex offender is in the Hubbard County jail awaiting extradition to Carver County for an alleged sexual assault there last month.

Charles Edward Hartman, 56, is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Chanhassen July 5.

According to Chanhassen Villager editor Richard Crawford, the woman received extensive facial injuries in the attack. The victim knew her attacker, Crawford reported.

Hartman was convicted of 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in 1995 and sentenced to 60 months at the St. Cloud prison. His case file was closed in 1999, according to state criminal files.

Other than that crime, his record indicates he has a number of traffic infractions on his record, from numerous counties.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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