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Teen faces aggravated robbery, assault charges


WILLMAR -- A 17-year-old Willmar girl pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges of first-degree aggravated robbery and third- and fifth-degree assault for allegedly beating a woman in an effort to get her cell phone.

Sara Ann Saldana also faces a misdemeanor theft charge in Kandiyohi County District Court. Her next appearance is Jan. 25.

Felony charges against 16- and 17-year-old juveniles are public information.

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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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