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Red Lake man found guilty of assault

DULUTH – A federal jury found Roderick Arlyn Sayers, 44, guilty Tuesday of causing serious bodily injury to a woman after assaulting her on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

 The woman, who was Sayers’ girlfriend, had a significant mouth injury and a loose tooth, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis.

Sayers faces a potential maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison.

John Hageman

John Hageman covers North Dakota politics from the Forum News Service bureau in Bismarck. He attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, where he studied journalism and political science, and he previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald and Bemidji Pioneer.  

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