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Published June 07, 2011, 08:16 AM

North Dakota man pleads guilty to assault outside a Dunseith Bar

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of severely beating and kicking a person outside a Dunseith Bar has pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of severely beating and kicking a person outside a Dunseith Bar has pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

Authorities say 27-year-old Ricky Lafountain of Dunseith appeared in Bismarck federal court on Monday.

Authorities say the victim in the Nov. 5 attack suffered jaw and sinus fractures that required surgery.

Sentencing for Lafountain has been set for Sept. 12. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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