Police: Man sexually assaulted woman in home

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur man is charged with sexually assaulting a woman.

Police say he punched her in the face on Aug. 7 before pulling her down by the hair and forcing her into a sexual act several times. Officers say the suspect did this in front of his child.

Police say the child told them what they saw.

The suspect is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and domestic battery. Police say he has three domestic battery-related convictions on his record.

His bond is set at $250,000 in Macon County.

NOTE: WAND-TV is not naming the suspect because doing so could reveal the victim's identity. 

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