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BLOOMINGTON — A man has been charged with 12 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault against a victim younger than 13.

Benjamin T. Carney, 23, was jailed in lieu of $40,035 and ordered to avoid contact with two children, two adults, anyone younger than 18 and a specific address.

A probable cause statement in court Saturday was provided verbally to the judge, court documents said.

The charges are Class X felonies, which upon conviction carry a prison term of from six to 30 years.

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