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Winona man arrested after assault involving beer bottle

WINONA, Minn. (FOX 47) -- A Winona man was arrested after police said he used a beer bottle to assault another man early Thursday morning.

Officers responded shortly before 3:30 a.m. to Latsch Island Beach and found a 23-year-old Winona man with lacerations to his cheek.

When officers arrived, police say 37-year-old Dennis Ruiz  threw the beer bottle under a car. He was taken into custody and is facing a second-degree assault charge. The 23-year-old victim was treated at a local hospital.

Police said Ruiz and the victim knew each other.

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