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Rochester man found incompetent to stand trial

Facing four assault charges.

Posted: Aug 9, 2018 1:31 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man accused of a hammer attack has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

Frank Towers, 40 of Rochester, is facing charged of assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of 4th degree assault of a correctional worker, and attempted 4th degree assault of a correctional workers.

Besides the hammer attack, authorities say Towers spit on two deputies and hit a sergeant with a wad of toilet paper with urine on it.

He was found incompetent to stand trial on Thursday.

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