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Father-in-law from Woodbury allegedly assaults two men

A Woodbury man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his son-in-law and another man during an April 1 incident at a home in the 8000 block of Jergen Avenue.

William James Meyer, 67, allegedly struck his son-in-law, a 34-year-old Cottage Grove man, in the chest and then pushed a 32-year-old South St. Paul man, causing him to fall, according to the report. Meyer then allegedly struck the man in the chest with his knee several times, police said.

Meyer was booked at the Washington County jail on suspicion of two counts of fifth-degree assault.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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