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Child Abuse up in Central Illinois

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Springfield IL – The Department of Children and Family Service has reported more child sex abuse across the state.

 

Edgar and Sangamon counties abuse rates are more than twice the state average. Most cases involved kids younger than 14, and half of the abusers were family members.

 

To report an abuse, call the Child Abuse Hotline at 1800-25-ABUSE.

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