Associated Press, Published April 28 2013
ND man pleads guilty to federal assault chargeBISMARCK – A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to punching a woman in the face while he was wearing gloves with hardened plastic knuckles.
Burdon Lester, 29, of Cannonball, was indicted in federal court on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.
Authorities say Lester knocked the victim to the ground and then continued to kick her.
The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 12 in Bismarck.