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Cape Cod man faces child rape charge

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A Hyannis man was ordered held on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty to charges of raping a 9-year-old girl. Bruce Fernandes was arraigned Monday in Barnstable District Court on charges of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and rape of a child with force. Prosecutors allege that Fernandes, 58, assaulted the girl last month at a Yarmouth home where his girlfriend was caring for the child. The Cape Cod Times reported that prosecutors said Fernandes assaulted the child while his girlfriend was helping the mother, who uses a wheelchair, in another room.

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