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Man charged in knife-point incident


WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Paynesville man, who told police he was a Texas gang member, made his first appearance Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on charges of attempting to stab a Wal-Mart store security officer attempting to stop him for shoplifting.

Eddie Eleazar Rincon faces felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000.

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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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