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Police arrest man accused of kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend

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SIOUX FALLS - Police have arrested a 19-year-old accused of assaulting and kidnapping his teenage girlfriend in Sioux Falls.

David Leonard Randle Jr. was arrested around 12:00 p.m. Thursday. He is facing aggravated assault and kidnapping charges.

Police say Randle assaulted his 17-year-old girlfriend outside her Sioux Falls home early Wednesday morning. Randle allegedly strangled the teen then attempted to throw her into Covell Lake. The girl was able to escape and make it back to her home.

The girl suffered scrapes and bruises, but was not hospitalized.

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