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Man jailed for allegedly punching a man 12 times in downtown Mason City

MASON CITY — A Mason City man has been jailed after being accused of punching a random person in the face several times in the downtown area.

On Monday, 30-year-old Deleon Spann allegedly was standing near the victim’s vehicle, with the victim opening the door to talk to them. Spann is accused of opening the door further and started punching the victim’s face approximately 12 times.

When officers arrived and began talking to Spann, he allegedly walked away and then started swinging his fists at the officers. Spann was taken to the ground where he continued to resist being arrested, with an officer suffering a bruised lip and pain in his right hand.

Spann was charged with assault causing bodily injury and interference with official acts causing bodily injury

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