Authorities have charged four teens with multiple felonies in adult court— for what they described as a riot earlier this year.
The four are accused of assaulting staff while trying to escape, Jan. 28th from the North Dakota Youth Correctional Center, outside of Mandan.
Five YCC staff members received medical attention for minor injuries.
Charges against the youths range from assault to terrorizing to escape.
Elijah Barse, of Rapid City, South Dakota, appeared in court Tuesday and had his bond set at 100-thousand dollars.
Gavin Johnson and Starson Buckles, both of Mandan, pleaded not guilty earlier and are set for trial— July 10th.
Julian Wolf, of Bismarck, pleaded guilty in March and is currently awaiting sentencing.
According to court documents, all the boys are in their upper teens.