Trial set for Duluth firefighter accused of assaulting hiker
DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) - A trial date is set for the Duluth firefighter accused of attacking a woman on a hiking trail.
Conrad Sunde pleaded not guilty to Third Degree Assault.
Monday, a judge set his jury trial for April 5.
The alleged attack happened in July, 2020.
According to the criminal complaint, the 65-year-old victim was startled by Sunde and three off-leash dogs while running on a West Duluth trail.
The victim told police she asked Sunde to leash his dogs.
He allegedly called her names.
Police say when the victim took out her phone to get a picture, he assaulted her, breaking her nose.
Sunde still works for the Duluth Fire Department.
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