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Elk County Man Jailed, Accused of Assault


RIDGWAY – An Elk County man has been charged with forcing his way into an apartment and assaulting a man.

According to the Ridgway Borough Police, 41-year-old Jacob Makinen was identified by the victim as the person who broke into his North Mill Avenue residence two weeks ago and attacked him.

Makinen is being held in the Elk County Jail with bail set at $20,000.