19-year-old Richfield man arrested for park assault


by Jesse Tovar

WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Washington County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old Village of Richfield man in relation with the July 12th attack on a woman at the Richfield Historical Park.

The man was considered a suspect after department records showed his vehicle being checked by a deputy in the park on July 1. During an interview with sheriff's detectives, the man confessed to the attack.

The 19-year-old is being held in the Washington County Jail and charges of 1st Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety and Aggravated Battery will be referred to the Washington County District Attorney's Office.



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