Streamwood teen charged with sexually molesting toddler

Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 4:25 p.m. CDT

STREAMWOOD – A 16-year-old boy from Streamwood faces felony charges after admitting to police that he sexually molested a 3-year-old boy who he was babysitting, officials say.

He is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault, according to Cook County court records.

The boy spoke with police after the mother of the 3-year-old charge discovered that he was injured and took him to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, police said.

The child told hospital officials that the teen was responsible for the injuries, authorities reported, prompting them to contact Streamwood police.

The boy was arrested at 8 p.m. June 19, police said.

The injuries are reported to have occurred at the teen's residence.

Bond was set June 20 at $500,000. He will next appear in court July 11.

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