Rockford man indicted for rape

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 49-year-old Juan Moreno-Jimenez has been indicted by a Winnebago County Grand Jury for allegedly raping a woman in Rockford last month.

On August 8th, Rockford Police say they were called to a residence in the area of 14th Street for a reported sexual assault. There, they met with a victim who had to be taken to a Rockford hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Moreno-Jimenez was arrested for the crime and charged with Criminal Sexual Assault.

He is currently in custody in the Winnebago County Jail on a $350,000 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned on September 19th.

Moreno-Jimenez faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of the crime.

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