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Man arrested in alleged Cottage Grove hotel assault

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A man was arrested following an alleged domestic assault at the Wakota Inn and Suites in Cottage Grove.

A woman called police about 9:30 p.m. April 5 from the hotel at 7125 80th St. She said she had been assaulted.


Upon further investigation, police learned that the 21-year-old woman said a man twice prevented her from calling 911 from inside a hotel room, and then he punched her in the face, according to the report.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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