Warrant issued for man facing sexual abuse charge

Originally Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 6:48 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 11, 2012, 7:05 pm
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By Rachel Warmke, rwarmke@qconline.com

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a Rock Island man facing one Class 2 felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Michael Anthony Hammond, 43, of 576 20th Ave., Rock Island, was not in the custody of the Rock Island County Jail on Tuesday evening. Upon his arrest, records indicate he will be held on a $200,000 bond.

Mr. Hammond is accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl on Nov. 5, according to court records.

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