Bloomington man arrested for child sex abuse

By WEEK Producer

September 25, 2013 Updated Sep 25, 2013 at 10:50 PM CDT

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. – A Bloomington man is behind bars for allegedly sexually abusing a child.

Alexander V. Beard, 32, of Bloomington was arrested Tuesday in Normal by members of the U.S. Marshal Task Force on a McLean County warrant.

Beard faces four counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a victim under the age of 13 and one count of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a victim under the age of 13.

The charges stem from an incident that occurred in Bloomington.

Beard is currently being held in the McLean County Jail on $750,000 bond.