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$10K signature bond set for Jacob Blake in sexual assault case

Kenosha County (WQOW) – Jacob Blake, the man shot by police in Kenosha last month, was in front of a judge, virtually from his hospital room, on Friday where a signature bond was set.

The bond is for a sexual assault and disorderly conduct case from back in July.

Blake’s shooting has led to weeks protests and riots in Kenosha and in other places around the country.

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Both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden made stops in Kenosha since the shooting.

In court on Friday, a $10,000 signature bond was set with orders not to have contact with the victim in the case.

From his hospital bed, Blake waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

The court found probable cause Blake committed a felony and bound him over for trial.

Blake will be back in court on October 21. Jury selection for his trial will begin on November 9.

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