Man accused of sexually assaulting 11-year old

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VERMILION COUNTY — A Hoopeston man was arrested for sexually abusing a child.

Michael Pruitt is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Police say the mother of an 11-year old child reported the abuse Sunday. Pruitt was arraigned Tuesday.

His bond is set at $500,000. He’s scheduled to appear in court again next month.

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