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Sheboygan Man Charged After Weekend Beating

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Shannon Yurk
Shannon Yurk

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WHBL) - A Sheboygan man who was recently sentenced for dognapping and other charges, has been charged with battery and robbery in Sheboygan County Court.  42 year old Shannon Yurk, who was sentenced to 6 months in jail for stealing his father’s dog to pay for drugs, allegedly beat a man last Saturday night on North 15th Street and took his wallet.  The victim said he was walking around 2am, when he was tackled from behind and repeatedly struck on the back of the head.  According to the criminal complaint, after the assault, officers located Yurk walking along the road - intoxicated and incoherent - carrying the victim’s wallet.  Yurk is facing 17 years in prison if convicted.  

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