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Published June 09, 2009, 06:07 PM

Mistrial declared for man accused of sexually assaulting a child

Dent, Minn. (WDAY TV) - There's been a mistrial in the case of a Dent, Minnesota man accused of sexually assaulting a child. A jury deciding the case of 48 year old Mark Brouer couldn't reach a verdict Friday after 6 hours of deliberations.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Dent, Minn. (WDAY TV) - There's been a mistrial in the case of a Dent, Minnesota man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

A jury deciding the case of 48 year old Mark Brouer couldn't reach a verdict Friday after 6 hours of deliberations.

They told an Otter Tail County judge they wouldn't be able to come to a decision, even with more time.

Brouer was charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. He remains in the Otter Tail County Jail, while a new trial date is decided.

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