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Beer bottle smashing Stewartville woman arrested on assault charges

Kayla Peterson Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. Kayla Peterson

KAAL-TV
Updated: October 14, 2019 09:19 AM
Created: October 14, 2019 09:02 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- A 20-year-old Stewartville woman is facing charges after allegedly smashing a beer bottle over a man's head, sending him to the hospital. 

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 at Riverview Greens Golf Course in Stewartville. According Olmsted County Sheriff's Captain Scott Behrns, Kayla Peterson got into an argument with a 22-year-old man. Capt. Behrns said the victim said something to Peterson along the lines of "why don't you just hit me?". Capt. Behrns said Peterson did hit the man with a beer bottle, causing "severe" lacerations on his head and neck. 

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He was taken to the hospital by ambulance. However, Capt. Behrns said the victim wasn't being very cooperative. 

Peterson was arrested and is facing a felony 2nd-degree assault charge, a misdemeanor domestic assault charge, and a misdemeanor for underage consumption. 

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