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November 25, 2013

Suspect arrested for assaulting hospital staff

MANKATO — A Mankato man being treated in the hospital emergency room for injuries he received in an assault was arrested after allegedly attacking the doctor and nurses treating him.

Jason Andrew Frazier, 44, was taken to the Mankato hospital after police responded to a report of an assault in the 400 block of North Fifth Street at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers had to return to the hospital to restrain him after staff reported he was assaulting them.

Zachary James Zaun, 26, of Mankato was cited for fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct for the original incident at the Fifth Street residence, a police report said. He was not taken into custody.

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