Champaign man pleads innocent to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

Champaign man pleads innocent to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

URBANA — A Champaign man has been arrested for the predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Louis J. Thursh, 50, who listed an address on Park Lane in Champaign, pleaded innocent on Wednesday to felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child younger than 13 years old.

According to a Champaign County sheriff's report, Thursh had sexual contact with an 11-year-old Champaign girl in his home on multiple occasions between Nov. 23 and Dec. 17.

Police said the girl told a family member about the incidents, and the family member told police, who arrested Thursh.

The girl was examined at a local hospital, according to police.

Thursh's next court appearance was set for Feb. 19.

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justmwa wrote on December 27, 2012 at 11:12 am

Whoooaa ..... bet all the parents who sent their kids to your kung fu classes are freakin out about now!