Nicollet Assault Charges 22 Jun 12

A Nicollet man faces multiple assault charges over allegations that he beat a man staying at his home. 29-year-old Clinton Tyler Hammond is accused of striking the 27-year-old victim several times while telling him to leave his home. He also allegedly whipped the man with a t-shirt. Hammond has been charged with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor assault, and faces up to a year in jail and a $3,000 fine for each charge.