Rockford man accused of sexually assaulting a minor, faces several charges

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford man has been taken into custody and faces multiple charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

Troy Perkins, 33, of Rockford, was taken into custody on Wednesday.

Police say on Dec. 1 of 2018, authorities responded to a hospital for a sexual assault victim.

Officers learned the victim, who was under the age of 18, was sexually assaulted at a residence in the 2700 block of S. Main St.

Police say the victim is a family member of Perkins.

Perkins was taken into custody and faces four counts of criminal sexual assault and six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Perkins is being held in the Winnebago County Jail.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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