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Assault charges filed in workplace fight

A 20-year-old from Wadena was charged with a felony-level assault crime in Wadena County District Court for punching a coworker in the parking lot of their place of employment.

According to court documents, Evan Michael Roggenkamp was waiting outside and repeatedly punched another man in the face. The victim said he was punched in the eye five times, and was treated in the emergency room for a one-inch gash above his eye.

Roggenkamp was charged Oct. 11 with third-degree assault for the Oct. 8 incident. He was scheduled for his first appearance on Oct. 19.