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Willmar couple charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 18-year-old


WILLMAR -- A Willmar couple made their first court appearances Tuesday on felony charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman Sunday at a home in Regency Estates West.

Elizabeth Rodriguez, 20, and Christopher Ruiz, 24, both face four first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000 for both. Their next court appearances are April 1.

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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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