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Humboldt Park man charged with sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

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A Humboldt Park man was charged with sexually abusing a teenage girl who was reported missing from north suburban Gurnee.

Vincent A. Dunson Jr., 22, is charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and traveling to meet a minor, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.

Vincent A. Dunson Jr. | Lake County Sheriff’s Office
Vincent A. Dunson Jr. | Lake County Sheriff’s Office

Deputies responded Wednesday morning to a report of a missing girl from Gurnee, the sheriff’s office said. The investigation revealed that Dunson had picked up the girl from her home and driven her to a Libertyville motel, where he sexually abused her. Officers located her at the motel and arrested Dunson.

The girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation and reunited with her family, authorities said.

Dunson is being held at the Lake County Jail on $200,000 bail, according to the sheriff’s office. His next court date was set for April 11.