Woman texts for help during sexual assault

A woman used her cell phone to get help as her boyfriend sexually assaulted her this weekend. Unfortunately, Sherburne County Sheriff's deputies arrived after the assault had already taken place.

"She text messaged a friend and a the friend called 911," said Capt. Scott Fildes, of the Sherburne County Sheriff's criminal investigation division.

According to Sheriff Joel Brott, the department got a call from the friend at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. The deputies went to the home in the 13000 block of 314 Ave in Baldwin Township, where the victim told them she had been assaulted, and that the man responsible was in a back bedroom. She also told them there were firearms in the residence.

No one has been charged yet, but Sheriff's deputies arrested the 51-year-old suspect, Randolph Johnson, of Princeton. Johnson was booked into Sherburne County Jail for 5th degree domestic assault and 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct.

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