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Rochester Man Accused of Assaulting Woman After she Called him a "Snitch"

Kenneth Maclin Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. Kenneth Maclin

June 18, 2019 10:46 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- Rochester police said a woman saw a man she knows at a gas station and called him a "snitch". He later allegedly showed up near her home and assaulted her. 

According to Rochester Police Lieutenant Mike Sadauskis, it all started when a 17-year-old Rochester girl said she saw a man she knows from high school at the Kwik Trip on 41 St NW on Monday evening, June 17. The woman said she accused him of being a "police informant" and he allegedly told her "I'm going to get my girlfriend after you." 

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The two both left the store. When the woman got home around 12 a.m. Tuesday, she told police that the man and his girlfriend were in his car near her home on 48 St. NW. 

The man and his girlfriend allegedly approached the teenager and threatened to fight her. The girlfriend allegedly walked away, but police said the man punched the 17-year-old several times, knocking her to the ground. 

Rochester police arrested the alleged suspect and identified him as 21-year-old Kenneth Maclin of Rochester. 

The teen had a blood nose, and a laceration under her eye requiring 6-7 stitches. 

Maclin is facing charges of 3rd-degree assault and disorderly conduct. 

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