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Lake of the Pine Man Arrested for Assaulting Mother

A Lake of the Pines man was arrested after assaulting his mother. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says Sunday afternoon a woman call from her bathroom at her home in Lake of the Pines, saying her son had assaulted her and she was locked in the bathroom. The Sheriff says a male voice could be heard pounding ion the door. The Sheriff says deputies responded along with Security Officers and rescued the woman from her bathroom.

“Our suspect had assaulted his mother, he’d been drinking heavily. She was able to block and lock herself in a bathroom in the residence. She called us and we responded.”

The 27 year old son, who had been drinking heavily was taken into custody for assaulting his mother and having a dangerous knife concealed in his waist band. The mother was not seriously hurt.

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