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Charles City man sentenced for violent robbery

Donald McIntyre

Victim says he was hit in the head and choked.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 4:55 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 4:55 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A holiday season robbery is sending a Floyd County man to prison.

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A jury convicted 37-year-old Donald Edward McIntyre of Charles city of 1st degree robbery. Authorities say that he attacked a man in the 1200 block of E Street in Charles City on December 27, 2015. A criminal complaint was not filed, however, until December 2016. McIntyre was accused of hitting the victim in the head with a club and then choking him with the club until the victim almost passed out.

Police say the victim got McIntyre to leave by offering him $100.

On Friday, McIntyre was sentenced to up to 25 years in state prison and was ordered to pay $3,942.58 in restitution.

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