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Mason City man accused of attacking woman

MASON CITY — A Mason City man is in jail after attacking a woman over the weekend.

33-year-old Joshua Rinnels is accused of forcing his way into a home in the 600 block of South President  early Sunday morning. He allegedly pushed a woman in the home to the ground, then forced the woman outside and slammed her head against a tree in the front yard.

Rinnels has been charged with first-degree burglary as well as first offense domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury. He’s being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on a total of $26,000 bond.

He’s due to make his preliminary appearance in court on April 25th.

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