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McHenry man charged with sexual abuse

Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 10:47 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, April 5, 2013 11:59 p.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man stands accused of sexually abusing a child on three occasions, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.

Craig L. Tankson, 30, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and three felony counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

The victim was under the age of 13, according to a news release.

Tankson was being held Friday at the McHenry County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

The investigation included members of the sheriff’s office and McHenry Police Department.

Two incidents took place in unincorporated McHenry County near McHenry, and the third took place within McHenry city limits, the release said.

Further details were not being released because of the victim’s age.

– Lawerence Synett

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