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Incident involving an attorney being investigated in Struthers

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STRUTHERS, Ohio - The Mahoning County Sheriff's Department has been called in to investigate an alleged assault of a city employee last Wednesday in Struthers.

The employee told police an attorney, who is a consultant for the city of Struthers, assaulted her in the auditor's office.

The Struthers prosecutor has stepped aside to avoid a conflict of interest.

21 News asked why Struthers did not hire someone from outside the area to handle the possible prosecution or review of the case, but have not received an answer.

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