CHICAGO — A Brighton Park man is accused of sexually abusing multiple girls on the Southwest Side since February, police said.
Valentin Lasco, 24, was charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under 13, four counts of aggravated battery in a public place and one count of attempted aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under 13, police said.
Police said Lasco fondled several girls between Feb. 24 and Saturday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Lasco, who lives in the 4600 block of South Kedzie Avenue, is scheduled to appear in bond court on Tuesday.
Police asked anyone with information about similar incidents to contact the department's Special Investigations Unit at 312-492-3845.