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UPDATE: Student Accused of Sexual Assault Set to Change Plea

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UPDATE 9/23/2013

A former male student at Fargo's Davies High School who was accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate in March has pleaded guilty to reduced charges and been sentenced to time served and a year of probation. 

Eighteen-year-old Borris Dahn pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

Prosecutors dropped a felony restraint charge and misdemeanor charges of sexual assault and simple assault.

School video surveillance cameras allegedly show Dahn slapping the girl in the face and buttocks, putting her on the floor and restraining her with her head between his legs.

Police say the girl had previously been suspended for calling Dahn a racial slur and also had allegedly taken his coat and hat.

Dahn says he's not a violent person and has learned his lesson.

UPDATE 3/7/13

Borris Dahn made his first appearance in Cass County Court Thursday morning. Dahn is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female at Davies High School in Fargo.

Bail was initially set at $8,000 but the judge reduced it to $4,000 after Dahn requested it be lowered.  His next appearance in court is scheduled for April 4 at 2:00 p.m.

UPDATE 3/6/13

The Fargo Police Department has taken Borris Steven Dahn, 18, of Fargo into custody in connection with an assault at Davies High School.

He was arrested for Simple Assault, Sexual Assault, Felonious Restraint, and Disorderly Conduct.   Felonious Restraint is a class C Felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or up to a $5,000 fine. Sexual Assault is a class B Misdemeanor punishable by 1 year in jail and/or a $2,000 fine. Disorderly Conduct and Simple Assault are class B Misdemeanors punishable by 30 days in jail and /or up to a $1,000 fine.


The Fargo Police Department is investigating an assault on a 16-year-old female student at Davis High School in Fargo. It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on Monday.

The girl came into the school's office saying she was thrown to the ground by an 18-year-old male student after a verbal fight turned physical, Lieutenant Joel Vettel said.

Officers are also investigating a possible sexual assault. According to Vettel, the girl's shirt was ripped open and she claims the 18-year-old grabbed her breast during the altercation.

Investigators have identified all students involved, but no one is in custody.

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