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Man, 85, accused of sex assault

Updated: December 24, 2012 7:09AM

An elderly Vernon Hills man was indicted Wednesday by a Lake County grand jury on predatory criminal sexual assault charges.

Jacob Hagemann, 85, is accused of committing sex acts with a child seven to 10 years ago.

The alleged female victim was 7 or 8 when the alleged sexual assault occurred, according to Vernon Hills police.

Hagemann confessed to the assault during an interview, police said. He was arrested Oct. 26.

The allegations were recently brought to the police.

The incident is under investigation to determine if other victims were involved. Hagemann is known to the girl’s family.

Hagemann’s bond was set at $750,000. He is due back in court Nov. 27 for arraignment.

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