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Waubun woman charged with abusing child

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The Dickinson Press
Waubun woman charged with abusing child
Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A Waubun woman has been arrested on three counts of abuse against a 16-month-old child.

Arlene Duncan, 44, faces one count of first-degree assault and two counts of malicious punishment of a child in Mahnomen County District Court.

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The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office responded Feb. 11 to a Waubun residence after a call requesting an ambulance for a toddler in medical distress, according to a news release from Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier.

The child was taken to Mahnomen Health Center and later transferred to Sanford Health in Fargo.

A complaint was filed Feb. 27 in Mahnomen County against Duncan, who was arrested on a warrant out of Freeborn County.

She appeared in court March 3, and bond was set with the following conditions: that she not leave Minnesota, not have any contact with the child and not possess firearms.

Her next court date is pending.

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