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Police say man molested girl, 6

ROCK FALLS – A Rock Falls man was in Whiteside County Jail on Wednesday on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Police say Christan S. Eakle, 39, twice molested an acquaintance’s 6-year-old daughter last June.

He was picked up by police just after 1 a.m. Monday, and is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Eakle’s past Whiteside County felony convictions include drug possession and delivery.

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