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Sioux Falls man charged after bottle assault

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An officer came upon a fight that sent one man to the hospital during his patrol Friday, police said.

Around 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 29, the officer was in the parking lot next to the Shalom Coffee House, 712 S. Melrose Place.

He heard the sounds of a scuffle and went to investigate, where he found one man kicking another man, who was down.

Police said that James Deng, 32, hit the victim over the head with a bottle, knocking him out. Deng was kicking the unconscious victim when the officer arrived. Alcohol was involved in the fight, and the victim was taken to a local hospital, police said. Deng was charged with aggravated assault.

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