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Bemidji man arrested, held in assault, robbery at Crow River Lutheran Church


WILLMAR -- A 61-year-old Bemidji man has been arrested on charges of assault and robbery for allegedly robbing a woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran Church.

According to Sheriff Dan Hartog, deputies were dispatched to the rural Belgrade church, in northern Kandiyohi County, around 3:20 p.m. The woman, 73, was taken by private party to Paynesville Hospital, where she remains this morning for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, Hartog said.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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