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Rochester man pleads guilty to burglary and assault

James Conway Jr.

Police say he broke into an apartment and attacked two people.

Posted: Nov. 27, 2017 2:35 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man accused of breaking into an apartment and assaulting two people is pleading guilty.

31-year-old James Robert Conway Jr. of Rochester was arrested and charged with two counts of 1st degree burglary, domestic assault, and two counts of 5th degree assault for a July 31 incident in northeast Rochester. Police say he broke a window to get into the apartment and attacked a man and a woman inside.

Conway has entered guilty pleas to one count of 1st degree burglary and one count of 5th degree assault.

His sentencing is set for January 8.

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