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Polo man charged with sexual assault

POLO (WREX) — A Polo man faces criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse charges.

Steven Johnson, 39, of Polo, was taken into custody on Monday.

The Dixon Police Department says they launched the investigation in Nov. of 2019.

Throughout the course of the investigation, authorities identified Johnson as the suspect.

Johnson was taken into custody and is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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