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Bemidji man charged with sex assault of woman

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BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting a woman he walked home from a bar.

William James Francisco, 21, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual. Authorities say he forced the woman to have sex with him in her apartment. The woman reported the assault to Bemidji police around 2 a.m. Thursday.


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