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Man Arrested After Fight Over A Phone

Man Arrested After Fight Over A Phone Click to Enlarge Photo: Kenneth Deschon (Stearns Co. Jail)

Aug 7, 2013 at 12:21 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A scuffle over a cell phone landed a St. Cloud man in jail.

St. Cloud Police Sgt. Jason Burke says the story began when officers were called to a theft complaint on Tuesday night at 6:45 p.m. in the 300 block of 25th Avenue North. 

When they arrived, the victim, a 44 year old St. Cloud man, informed police that 35 year-old Kenneth Deschon had threatened to find a weapon and use it on him. He also allegedly slapped and threw something at him. 

The victim says the incident unfolded as a result of an argument regarding a cell phone purchase. He was reportedly unhurt in the exchange. 

Deschon was taken to Stearns County Jail. He faces charges of terroristic threats and 5th degree assault. 

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