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Teenager charged in attack on nurse and aide


A 17-year-old boy is charged in an attack on a nurse and aide at a Waterloo care center. 

It happened Tuesday morning around 5:00 a.m. at the Country View Care Facility on W. Dunkerton Rd.  They were told one of the residents was out of control and fighting with staff members.  When they arrived, they discovered a nurse had a cut to the head and had been bitten and an aide had also been assaulted. Both had to receive medical treatment. 

17-year-old Brandon Ristau was then taken to a local hospital for evaluation.  Upon his release, deputies arrested him.  He's been charged with assault on a health care provider and assault causing injury.  He's now in the Black Hawk Co. Jail.

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