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Grand Forks man, 19, charged with having sex with 12-year-old

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GRAND FORKS - A Grand Forks man accused of having sex with a minor had his initial appearance in Grand Forks County District Court on Tuesday.


Dakota Wayne Christianson, 19, was charged with gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony.

A court affidavit said Christianson met a 12-year-old girl at a dance at a downtown Grand Forks park Aug. 18. The next day, the two met at a different park and discussed each other's ages.

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