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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman had a disturbing confrontation with a homeless man Tuesday.

Police say the 24-year-old woman was walking near the Silver Lake skateboard park around 1:30 PM when a man sitting on a bench threw a bicycle tire at her.

The woman says the man then threw a water bottle and hit one of her legs. She says he then threatened to stab her with a knife before riding away on a bike.

The woman called 911 and officers found the man under the nearby 11th Ave. bridge. He was arrested on assault charges.

The man was identified as 44-year-old Ryan Anderson.

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