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Domestic assault case reversed

A state appellate court panel has reversed the decision of Chester County Common Pleas Court judge throwing out a Phoenixville man’s conviction for aggravated assault — a finding that could see the man face sentence of 25 years in state ...

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    A state appellate court panel has reversed the decision of Chester County Common Pleas Court judge throwing out a Phoenixville man’s conviction for aggravated assault — a finding that could see the man face sentence of 25 years in state prison.

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