Two arrested for fondling girl


Decatur - Two men have been arrested for fondling a 16-year-old girl.


Police arrested Tony Pettis, 30, and Rodney Hullum, 28, for Aggravated Battery and Unlawful Restraint. Police say, the two men approached a 16-year-old walking near the 400 block of West Grand Avenue. The men asked the girl for a hug then held her and touched her butt.


The men also asked the girl for her number, she gave the men her mothers number. The mother received several text messages and phone calls from different numbers. Police connected the numbers to Hullum.


Police arrested both Pettis and Hullum. Pettis violated the sex offender registration act, he had fled his previous Cook County address without notice. Hullum who is on parole for serving time for an armed robbery, is being held with out bond.

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