Man arrested on sexual abuse charges


EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A Paris, Illinois man was arrested for sexual abuse and sexual assault.

Illinois State Police said an investigation led to a warrant for the arrest of 69-year-old Robert S. Kemper, Sr.. The warrant was for two counts of criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Kemper is currently being held in the Edgar County Jail on a $150,000 bond. If convicted, officers said sentencing ranges from probation up to 15 years in prison.

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