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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A man accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child during a Decatur home invasion has been found guilty.

Jarquez Hobbs, 22, of Peoria pleaded not guilty in January. 

A jury found him guilty Thursday just after 10 a.m. on one count of home invasion and three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. 

On August 5, 2019, Decatur Police were called to a home invasion and predatory criminal sexual assault of a 5-year-old in the 800 block of E. Condit.

On December 10, Decatur Police got an arrest warrant for Hobbs.

Hobbs was initially arrested in the Peoria area and taken to the Macon County Jail.

A sentencing hearing is set for May 13 at 10:00 a.m.

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