Metro-East News

82-year-old Belleville man accused of sexually abusing girls

Swansea police say an 82-year-old Belleville man sexually abused a 5-year-old girl and sexually exploited a 7-year-old girl in January of 2009.

Lloyd R. Wilson is accused of having sexual contact with a girl who is now 14 and exposing himself to a different girl who is now 15.

State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly filed charges against Wilson on Tuesday. They include four counts of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of sexual exploitation.

All charges are felonies.

Wilson was arrested Tuesday and was listed as an inmate at St. Clair County jail Wednesday morning. His bail was set at $90,000.