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Perham woman charged with 2nd degree assault

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Perham woman charged with 2nd degree assault
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Karla Kay Anderson, 47, of Perham, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday, charged with second degree assault with a dangerous weapon.

Court records state that, on Aug. 8 in Dent, Anderson allegedly held a knife against the throat of another woman, inflicting minor injuries. Authorities were called to the scene at 1:51 a.m. Officers interviewed both the victim and a witness to the alleged crime.

Anderson’s next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 26.

Tom Hintgen, Otter Tail County Correspondent