Two sisters were the alleged targets of abuse by a friend of their mother, and now the man accused of the crimes is behind bars.  45-year-old Donald K. Hausman of the 200 block of South 13th Street is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

The girls were 9 and 12 years old at the time of the alleged incidents last year.  Predatory criminal sexual assault of a child is a Class X felony, punishable by 6-30 years in prison.  Aggravated criminal sexual abuse is a Class 2 felony, punishable by 3-7 years in prison.  He is being held on $500,000 bond.

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