Winnebago County man found guilty of sexual assault of child

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 50-year-old man from Winnebago County was found guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Charles M. Tucker was sentenced to 66 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

The Winnebago County Sherriff’s Office was made aware of sexual abuse​ allegations in July 2013. An investigation revealed Tucker had an inappropriate relationship with an individual younger than 14.

Tucker was also found guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse after a bench trial in March.