Officers Arrest Man on Child Sex Assault Charges

INDUSTRY, IL — A man is facing charges for sexual crimes committed against children.  The McDonough County Sheriff’s Office says they arrested Christopher Kitch, age 48, of rural Industry.

kitch-christopher-k-12-07-16-frTwo children told detectives from the Sheriff’s Office that Kitch touched them inappropriately.  Detectives investigated the report, and a warrant was issued for Kitch on December 6th.

The children were ages 7 and 12 at the time of their conversation with detectives.

Kitch is charged with two counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.

He was lodged in the McDonough County Jail under a $250,000 bond.