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Belleville police search for man wanted for sexually assaulting teen

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BELLEVILLE, Il. (KMOV) – The Belleville Police Department is currently searching for a man wanted for sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the victim accepted a ride from a man she met near the MetroLink station on Scheel shortly after midnight.  As they walked toward the man’s car, the suspect threw her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.

The teen was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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