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Cottage Grove police brief: Man jailed for alleged samurai sword threat

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news Cottage Grove, 55016
Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

A Cottage Grove man was arrested for allegedly threatening his brother with a samurai sword.

Police were called shortly after 4 p.m. June 28 to a home in the 8400 block of Greystone Avenue for a reported assault.

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Brian P. Fischer, 31, allegedly swung a samurai sword in the direction of his brother and then threatened him with the sword, according to the report.

Fischer was booked into Washington County jail on suspicion of terroristic threats, second-degree assault and property damage, all felonies.

-Scott Wente

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