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Man faces attempted murder for last week's stabbing in Mapleton

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A 22-year-old man faces two charges after his arrest for a stabbing last week in Mapleton, N.D.

Nicholas Bruesch was charged today with attempt to commit murder and drug possession.


Bruesch, who was being held on other charges, also had bail raised from $100,000 to $250,000 cash.

During today's court hearing, Leah Viste, the prosecutor handling the attempted murder case, cited Bruesch's lengthy history and "danger to the community" in asking for the higher bail.

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