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Bail set at $50K for 17-year-old North Dakota boy accused of rape

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FARGO - A judge set bail at $50,000 cash or bond Wednesday for a 17-year-old boy accused of raping a woman who police later found running along a street naked from the waist down.

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Joshua Poitra, Belcourt, N.D., is charged with Class AA felony gross sexual imposition and Class C felony aggravated assault for the June 2 incident.

He told East Central District Judge Douglas Herman that his parents cannot afford such bail, and asked the judge to reconsider given his age.

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