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Eagle Butte man sentenced for beating of another man

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 25-year-old Eagle Butte man will spend just over three years in prison for assaulting another man with a group of others with the victim suffering a broken arm and head injuries.

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 25-year-old Eagle Butte man will spend just over three years in prison for assaulting another man with a group of others with the victim suffering a broken arm and head injuries.

Raymond Uses the Knife III was sentenced last week for the incident on the Cheyenne Sioux Indian reservation in far northwest South Dakota.

He also pleaded guilty to a charge for failing to appear at an earlier court appearance.

In the assault incident in July of 2015,  Uses The Knife along with three others chased down the victim  and started hitting and kicking the victim repeatedly, then fled the scene and drove off together.

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