Trial begins for man accused of sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl

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MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Trial started Monday for 25-year-old Jarquez Hobbs.

Hobbs is accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old two years ago, after breaking into the child’s home.

Jurors were sworn in and motions were made for what evidence was allowed or barred from the courtroom. The case will continue Tuesday.

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