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Ames man takes plea in Mason City assault

Jared Kropf Jared Kropf

Police say he hit someone in the face with a folded pocket knife.

Posted: Oct. 3, 2018 1:38 PM
Updated: Oct. 7, 2018 1:59 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – An Ames man reaches a plea deal over a Mason City assault.

Police say Jared Michael Kropf, 29, hit a man in the face with a pocket knife on June 8. Officers say the knife blade was not unfolded. The victim suffered a fractured orbital bone on the right side of his face.

Kropf’s trial was scheduled to start on Tuesday but he has entered a guilty plea to assault causing bodily injury.

He has been sentenced to 160 days in jail and ordered to pay a $315 fine.

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