Sauk Rapids Man Sentenced to 9 Years for Trying Rape Employee

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(MNN) The sentence is nine years in prison for a Sauk Rapids man who forced his way into a local business and tried to sexually assault an employee.

Thirty-nine-year-old Matthew Pearson pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Benton County.

Police were called to Wash N Tan August 19th after a woman called 9-1-1 screaming,"He won't get off me!" Officers found Pearson behind a counter and a female victim with her pants partially torn off.

She said she was working alone when Pearson knocked and she thought he needed help.

The woman was able to dial 9-1-1 before he pushed her to the ground, trying to remove her pants and kiss her.


(via MNN)

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