Man charged in sexual attack on 10-year-old

November 15, 2008 10:33:33 AM PST
Authorities say a Chicago man is being held on $500,000 bond in the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl who reportedly contracted a sexually transmitted disease from the attack.Cook County Circuit Court Judge Raymond Myles set the bail Friday for 26-year-old Pedro Harvey of the city's northwest side.

Andy Conklin, a spokesman for the Cook County state's attorney's office, says Harvey is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Conklin says Harvey could face a prison sentence of as long as 120 years if convicted on all counts.

Information from: Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com


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