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Rockford man charged with sexually assaulting two juveniles

Nylek Cobbs, 24, of Rockford, Ill.
Nylek Cobbs, 24, of Rockford, Ill.(WIFR)
Published: Nov. 19, 2021 at 6:26 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A domestic violence call turned into an arrest for Nylek Cobb, 24, of Rockford.

According to the Rockford Police Department, detectives were contacted to investigate a report of sexual assault on Saturday, April 17. During the investigation, police say they became aware of a second victim who is also under the age of 15.

The victims and Cobb were known to each other, police say.

Cobb was arrested after officers were called to the 1300 block of 5th Avenue on Wednesday, November 17 for a domestic violence call. He faces several charges including two counts of criminal sexual assault, one count of domestic battery and one count of theft.

Cobb was booked into the Winnebago County Jail.

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