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Bloomington Man Charged With Sex Abusing Victim Over 60

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Bloomington and Normal Police report the arrest of a Bloomington man who is accused of sexually assaulting two women in December.

Bloomington and Normal police say they continue to investigate a Bloomington man who is accused of sexually assaulting two women.

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Matthew Price, 32, of Bloomington remains jailed on a $50,000 bond.

McLean County prosecutors have charged Matthew M. Price, 32, with aggravated criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual assault.

Normal Police said the first incident was reported on Dec. 5 involving a female victim over age 60, triggering the aggravated criminal sexual assault charge. On Dec. 10, Bloomington Police received a sexual assault complaint from a separate victim.

Police arrested Price on Jan. 9 and he was formally charged in McLean County court on Jan. 10. He remains jailed on a $50,000 bond. He is scheduled to face arraigment on Jan. 25. 

Police said Price was an acquaintance of both victims but have offered little details about the incidents.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Normal Police detective Jake Zabukovec at (309) 454-9627 or jzabukovec@normal.org; Bloomington Police detective Curt Maas at (309) 434-3524 or cmaas@cityblm.org; or McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111.

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