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Felony assault charged

Hastings Police have charged a 26-year-old Hastings man with two counts of felony assault in the fifth degree following two reported incidents in Hastings.

According to the criminal complaint, the first was reported May 28 at the home of a female. She said Kurt Matthew Baker shouted at her and threatened her, making comments about slitting her throat. She called police.

On June 5, Baker apparently drove into the female's driveway, stopping just feet from where she was standing talking to a neighbor. He got out of his vehicle and shouted at her. She again called police.