Man arrested in connection to sexual abuse of a minor


PARIS, Ill. (WCIA) — Paris Police said they arrested a man after they received a report of a minor being sexually abused.

In a Facebook post, police said they received information regarding the alleged abuse on October 26 around 8:30 p.m. After investigating, officers arrested Joshua Newman for aggravated criminal sexual abuse and indecent solicitation of a child.

Newman is in custody at the Edgar County Jail.

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