Alleged Child Rapist Arrested In Bloomington | WGLT

Alleged Child Rapist Arrested In Bloomington

Jan 3, 2018

Bloomington Police arrested a 53-year-old man for multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13.

Andre L. Banks faces multiple child sex assault charges.
Credit Bloomington Police

Officers have not said how many alleged victims the existing charges cover. But police say they believe there may be more victims in the Twin City area.

The investigation is ongoing. Detectives began investigating in mid-November along with the Department of Children and Family Services and the McLean County Children's Advocacy Center. The arrest happened Tuesday.

Police urge people with information relating to Andre Banks' activity to contact them.

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