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River Falls man charged with repeated sexual assault

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A River Falls man was charged last month with repeated sexual assault of child.

The maximum penalty for this felony is $100,000 and 40 years prison.


Matthew A. Bunnell, 26, 249 Foster Street, was accused of committing three or more sexual assaults on a girl, now 15. His next court appearance is 1:45 p.m. May 12 on a pretrial conference.

Members of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Human Services and River Falls Police interviewed the victim in late March.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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