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Police launch sex assault investigation at central Minnesota care home

A report was made to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.
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Police in central Minnesota are investigating a claim that a female was sexually assaulted by staff at a care home.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a call of a disorderly man outside a home on Lakeview Drive in Spicer, Minnesota.

When they got to the scene, the upset man said that a female he knew had been sexually assaulted by staff at the care facility.

The apparent victim of the assault is not a client of the care home, the name of which wasn't released by police, but has since been identified by other media as Divine House, which is operated by Fourth Avenue Homes.

The sheriff's office and the Minnesota Department of Human Services have launched an investigation into the allegation.

The incident was initially reported on a Facebook by a man named Ronald Cleveland, as identified by Willmar Radio, which is reporting Cleveland said that the victim was a 17-year-old girl who had been with three men in the house.

A running commentary of the incident and allegations have been broadcast on Facebook Live at Redneck Invasion.

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Fourth Avenue Homes later released a statement that said it had taken "immediate reaction" in response to the alleged assault at the care home over the weekend.

"To Fourth Avenue Homes’ knowledge, there is no allegation that any resident of Fourth Avenue Homes was the subject of any alleged assault," it said.

"It is Fourth Avenue Homes’ understanding that it is alleged that a person not associated with Fourth Avenue Homes was the subject of improper actions by an employee or employees of Fourth Avenue Homes."

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