Round Lake man accused of child sex abuse

Bond was set at $1 million for a Roberto Almeida, 41, who is accused of sexually assaulting children he met through his church.

Bond was set at $1 million for a Roberto Almeida, 41, who is accused of sexually assaulting children he met through his church.

Police launched an investigation after a young man accused Almeida of sexually abusing him as a child. Almeida met his victim while volunteering as a church mentor, officials said.

Almeida is charged with four felony counts, including Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Child. He appeared in court on January 21, 2015.

During the investigation, officials said they discovered the possibility there could be more victims. Anyone with information should call Round Lake Police Department at (847) 546-8112.
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