BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to two separate assaults against women on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

Waylon Gardner pleaded guilty Monday to assault of a spouse or intimate partner resulting in substantial bodily injury, and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

Authorities say the incidents happened April 3 in Mandaree and May 20 in Parshall. One of his victims was knocked unconscious and another was stabbed.

Gardner faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison on the two charges.

Sentencing is scheduled for April 21 in Bismarck.

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