DeKalb County Teen Facing Child Sex Charges


A DeKalb County teen is behind bars after he allegedly had sexual contact with a child under the age of 13.

Austin Burnett, 18, was arrested Friday after a joint investigation between Somonauk Police and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department. Burnett is facing 2 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and 2 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

He’s being held in the DeKalb County jail.

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