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Associated Press, Published August 20 2012

ND man pleads guilty to assault on 2 women

BISMARCK — A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to attacking two women.

U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon announced Monday that 21-year-old Lionel R. Jewett pleaded guilty to counts of assault with intent to commit murder, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and two counts of burglary.

Prosecutors say Jewett attacked two women in January of this year. Jewett attacked one woman with a garden hoe and kicked both women. He also stole a vehicle, tools and some money from a local church in March and October of last year.

Sentencing is set for Dec. 10.

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