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Rio Man Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

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                                                  ***Press Release***

Friday, September 2nd, 2016, 0845hrs


Clifford L Franks(79), 301 N. Main Street, Rio IL, was arrested by Knox County Deputies on a warrant for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.

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Rio, IL

The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Department Investigators into allegations that Franks had sexual contact with a victim under the age of 13.

Franks is being held in the Knox County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

If you have any information about this incident, or other related incidents, please contact Detective Barry Daniel at (309)345-3738

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