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January 19, 2013

Fairmont woman faces assault charge

FAIRMONT — Marion County law enforcement closed out the week with several arrests for assault, child neglect and forgery.

On Thursday, the Fairmont Police Department arrested Erika Leigh Risovich, 32, of 400 1/2 Walnut Avenue, Fairmont, on charges of malicious or unlawful assault. According to the criminal complaint, police and emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene around 2 a.m. Thursday to respond to a domestic altercation.

Risovich allegedly was engaged in an argument with another individual, whom she wanted to “leave the residence and purchase drugs for her use.” The man reportedly refused, angering Risovich.

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