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Assault with an axe in Friday Harbor Jan. 20

A man assaulted a woman with an axe about 11:10 p.m. January 20, 2022 in Friday Harbor. Emergency responders were called out to the domestic violence incident on Front Street. 

According to Undersheriff Zac Reimer, the victim was treated at Peace Island Medical Center. She sustained injuries, fortunately they were not life-threatening.

The man was arrested and taken to the holding cell at San Juan County Sheriff's Office.

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