Felony charge filed in Anoka assault

A man walking along 9th Lane in Anoka was allegedly assaulted by another man, fracturing his nose.

Henry Godofredo Mendoza, 30, Andover, is due back in Anoka County District Court Jan. 30 on a felony third-degree assault charge.

He has posted $1,000 bail with conditions and a no contact order has been issued by the court.

According to the complaint, the victim was walking on 9th Lane Oct. 11 when another male, who he identified as Mendoza, came up to him and punched him in the face.

He was taken to the hospital where the fractured nose was diagnosed.

In a post-Miranda statement, Mendoza allegedly admitted to punching the man in the face.

Peter Bodley is at peter.bodley@ecm-inc.com

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