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Man charged with home invasion and sexual assault

6:41 PM, Sep 1, 2012   |    comments
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Belleville, IL (KSDK) - A Belleville man has been charged in connection to a home invasion and sexual assault.

Timothy Turner, 24, of Belleville was charged today with three counts of felony criminal sexual assault and one count of home invasion.

Belleville police say they responded to the 300 block of North 7th Street on Friday around 6:30 a.m.

The 54-year-old victim told officers she was sexually assaulted in her home and gave information related to the suspect.

Investigators tracked down Turner, and he was taken into custody by Belleville detectives and St. Clair County Drug Tactical Unit agents.

Turner's bail has been set at $1,000,000.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe Turner acted alone.

KSDK

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