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A Rochester-based Native American group has stopped its volunteer services after it got anonymous "attack" letters in the mail, KTTC TV in Rochester reports.

The Native American Center of Southeast Minnesota said Thursday that a police report has been filed about the letters, penned by people who claim to be tribally enrolled Native Americans in Rochester, but that contain "defaming accusations."

The group does volunteer work for the city of Rochester and Mayo, but that work has been suspended for now, the group says, although it was not immediately clear what connection the letters have to the volunteer work.

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