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Franklin Co., IL man arrested, facing sexual assault charges

Christopher S. Rose (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office) Christopher S. Rose (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
ORIENT, IL (KFVS) -

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a potential sexual abuse incident that occurred at a home in Orient, Illinois on Thursday evening.

A 33 year old female victim told police that she had been held against her will at a home in Orient and sexually abused by a person armed with a handgun.

The victim had escaped and was not injured.

Deputies responded with a search warrant and took Christopher S. Rose, 37, of Orient, into custody. 

A loaded hand gun was recovered.

Rose, who is a registered sexual predator, is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, unlawful restraint, unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and aggravated assault.

He is being held in the Franklin County Jail awaiting bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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