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Willmar man faces assault charges for allegedly beating a man with gun stock


WILLMAR -- Nicholas Austin Sorenson, 21, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Tuesday on a felony second-degree assault charge for allegedly beating a man over the head with a gun stock early Sunday morning.

Unconditional bail was set at $90,000 with conditional bail allowed for $1,000 cash only. Sorenson makes his next appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court on Sept. 13.

He also faces a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault.

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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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