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Munich, N.D., man accused of rape

MUNICH, N.D. — A Munich man is facing life in prison on accusations that he raped a teen.

A 14-year-old girl reported that she’d been sexually assaulted in March by 36-year-old Juan Manuel Atkinson Jr., an affidavit said. Atkinson told officers during an interview that he remembers the girl being in his room and buttoning up his pants, but he was heavily intoxicated and does not remember anything else, according to the affidavit.

Atkinson is scheduled to enter a plea on the gross sexual imposition charge June 25.

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