Man sentenced in 2017 child rape case

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BISMARCK, N.D. - A Bismarck man pleaded guilty to raping a minor.

Prosecutors say 23-year-old Garret St. Claire was charged with gross sexual imposition in the rape case of 15-year-old in the summer of 2017.

The victim told police she woke up and found St.Claire taking advantage of her, according to court documents.

Judge Thomas Schneider sentenced him to 324 days with 324 of credit for time served.

St. Claire was also sentenced to five years of supervised probation and must register as a sex offender.