A Caseyville area man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
David W. Ryder, 41, of 7936 Brookfield Drive near Caseyville, was charged Friday with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault with a victim under 13 and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse with a victim under 13.
The victim reported that she had been molested by a man on numerous occasions during the past two years.
Ryder was being held in the St. Clair County Jail. His bail was set at $500,000.