AZ deputy accused of assaulting ND man over affair - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

AZ deputy accused of assaulting ND man over affair

Timothy Abrahamson Timothy Abrahamson

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An Arizona sheriff's deputy facing a criminal charge in North Dakota allegedly drove to West Fargo in September and assaulted a man who had an affair with his wife.

Maricopa County Deputy Timothy Abrahamson was taken into custody in Arizona on Wednesday on a North Dakota warrant for aggravated assault. Court documents do not list an attorney for him.

West Fargo police issued a statement providing details of the alleged assault. Authorities say the victim suffered a torn right ear, and facial cuts, swelling and bruising.

The Forum newspaper reported that Cass County prosecutors have granted immunity to another Maricopa County deputy who allegedly rode to West Fargo with Abrahamson, in exchange for the second deputy's testimony.

Abrahamson is on unpaid leave while he awaits extradition.

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