ROUND LAKE – Police were notified by the U.S. Department of Children and Family Services on Dec. 3 that a young man had been exploited several years ago, in connection with a local church volunteer mentor, according to a news release from the Round Lake Police Department.
Following an investigation, detectives discovered that the young man had been sexually abused as a child and there could be additional victims. Roberto Almeida, 41, of 1296 W Oriole Ct., Round Lake, has been identified as the suspect. He faces four felony charges including predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child. His bond is set at $1 million, the release stated.
Anyone who may have further information on Almeida is asked to contact Detective Sgt. David Prus of the Round Lake Police Department at 847-546-8112.