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updated: 8/27/2013 6:10 PM

Rosemont man held on 1997 sexual assault charges

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  • Juan Gomez

    Juan Gomez


A 43-year-old man, wanted since 1997 and accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Rosemont, was arrested and ordered held on $750,000 bond.

Juan Gomez, of the 10000 block of Touhy Avenue, was taken into custody recently by Aurora police on charges of possessing a fraudulent identification card.

After his arrest, Aurora officers transferred him to Rosemont authorities, who took him to the Rolling Meadows courthouse where Cook County Judge Jill Cerone Marisie set the bond and ordered him to have no contact with the victim.

If convicted, Gomez faces between six and 30 years in prison. He next appears in court on Sept. 19.

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