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Man to be sentenced for Austin garage beating

Noah Skattebo Noah Skattebo

Police say he was found with blood on his shoes.

Posted: Aug. 13, 2018 2:15 PM
Updated: Aug. 13, 2018 3:14 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – A man accused of a garage attack has filed a petition to plead guilty.

Noah Dean Skattebo, 39 of Austin, is charged with 1st degree burglary and 3rd degree assault. Austin police say he entered a garage in the 1600 block of 4th Avenue SW on January 15 and punched and kicked another man. Doctors said the victim suffered orbital fractures to his face. The victim said he thought his attacker used brass knuckles or some other object.

When he was arrested, officers say Skattebo denied the attack but had blood on his shoes.

His sentencing has been set for December 20.

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