Machesney Park man sentenced after performing lewd act in front of Girl Scouts

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MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — 22-year-old Austin Ekberg pleaded guilty in a Winnebago County courtroom to public indecency.

Eckberg was sentenced to 180 days in jail and two years of probation.

The charge of sexually exploiting a child was dismissed.

In March 2018 the 13-year-old girls were selling Girl Scout cookies and went up to Ekberg’s SUV and saw him with his pants down.


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