Joliet man charged in alleged sex assault of 16-year-old

Karen Sorensen | 3/19/2015, 5:20 p.m.
David Mascote faces a charge of criminal sexual abuse in connection with an attack that allegedly took place in June ...
David Mascote

A 20-year-old Joliet man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a sexual assault he allegedly committed in June 2014, the Will County Sheriff's Office said.

David Mascote, of 601 Henderson Ave., is accused of sexually attacking a 16-year-old girl in his vehicle after they left a family party, office spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said.

The victim notified sheriff's deputies, and an investigation was conducted into the incident, Hoffmeyer said.

Mascote was arrested on a warrant Wednesday, charging him with criminal sexual abuse. He is being held in the Will County jail in lieu of $30,000 bond.

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