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Sussex County woman pleads guilty to assaulting victim with knife during fight

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex county woman has pleaded guilty for assaulting a victim with a knife during a fight, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Reiley Herrin, 20, of Newton pled guilty to third-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Feb. 10 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

In pleading guilty, Herrin admitted to committing aggravated assault by causing serious bodily injury to a victim while using a knife during a fight, Taggart said.

Herrin is scheduled to be sentenced on April 14.

Reiley Herrin was represented by Scott M. Wilhelm Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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