UPDATE (12/19/16): On Sunday, the suspect, Bobby Howard, turned himself in to the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center.
After a months-long investigation, Rockford Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13.
Charges have been issued for Bobby Howard, 48, of Rockford. He has yet to be arrested and his whereabouts are unknown. His charges include Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.
Anyone with information regarding Howard’s whereabouts is asked to call Rockford Police.