A rural Knox County resident faces felony charges for allegedly having sexual contact with a young girl over the last number of years.
Prosecutors say 53-year-old William Hickman, Senior was arrested Wednesday afternoon, and Knox County Circuit Court records indicate he faces two Class-X Felony charges of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child.
Court documents indicate Hickman had sexual contact with a young girl under the age of 12 on a number of occasions over the last several years.
Hickman, who was arrested at an address on Knox Road 1400 North, is in the Knox County Jail on $250,000 bond based on a warrant.
Hickman’s first scheduled court date is Monday morning.