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Frazee man sentenced to prison for felony domestic assault charge

A Frazee man was convicted and sentenced Wednesday in Becker County District Court on a felony domestic assault charge.

Robert Gene Christianson, 41, of 515 E. Main St., Frazee, was ordered to serve 21 months in prison, stayed on conditions including completion of a 79-day jail sentence and up to five years of supervised probation. He must also complete an undetermined amount of community service work in lieu of $1,160 in court fines and fees.

Christianson was accused of assaulting a woman at a Frazee residence on May 8. According to the complaint, Christianson got into an argument with the woman and put his hands on her chest, pushing her backwards so she fell on top of her granddaughter, who was standing behind her, causing both to fall to the ground.