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Knox County Man Charged With Child Sex Abuse

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The Knox County Sheriff's Department arrested 46-year-old Robert Lee Scott Jr., of Oneida, Ill., on Monday, July 8, 2013.

Scott was charged with three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

The arrest came after the Sheriff's Department opened an investigation into the alleged abuse on Sunday night, July 7, 2013.

Scott, who has a prior child sex crime conviction, is being held in the Knox County Jail on $250,000 bond.