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Man faces charges for assaulting woman at bar, in alley


WILLMAR -- A 51-year-old Willmar man is being held on $750,000 unconditional bail for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday at and near the Eagles Club in Willmar.

Jose Santoya Juarez faces five felony charges of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping and third-degree assault. He made his first appearance Thursday on the charges in Kandiyohi County District Court.

Unconditional bail was set at $400,000.

His next appearance is Aug. 9.

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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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