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Johnston City, IL man accused of sexual abuse

JOHNSTON CITY, IL (KFVS) -

A Johnston City, Illinois man is accused of sexual abuse.

Lyndell Ellis was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

According to the Johnston City Police Department, the case was opened on July 8.

Ellis is accused of luring a 15-year-old boy into his home, promising him money for yard work. Once inside, Ellis allegedly touched the boy's genital area.

The warrant was issued on Friday, July 10.

Ellis is currently being held at the Williamson County Jail on $500,000 bond.

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