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Published May 06, 2012, 03:12 PM

North Dakota Man Sentenced for Assault, Witness Tampering

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Porcupine man has been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and witness tampering.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Porcupine man has been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and witness tampering.

U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon says 31-year-old Seth L. Harrison pleaded guilty to the charges in February.

Authorities say Harrison physically assaulted a woman in Porcupine by punching her with his fist and by kicking her. The assault resulted in the victim suffering a broken arm and other injuries.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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