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Police seek possible victims of Madison County Transit rider charged with sex assault

A Madison County Transit bus drives past Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis on Sept. 12, 2016.
A Madison County Transit bus drives past Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis on Sept. 12, 2016. Flickr

Police were looking Wednesday for potential victims of an Alton man charged with sexual assault and abuse, according to reports.

Latodd E. Strong, a 5-foot-7 black man, is charged with criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, attempted criminal sexual assault and sexual exploitation, according to Madison County court records. He was being held Wednesday on $250,000 bail.

Police believe Strong, 34, frequently rode Madison County Transit buses and may have been in contact with girls between the ages of 12 and 16, according to KMOV.

Strong may have used social media to communicate with girls, KMOV reported.

Anyone who believes their child has been in contact with Strong can call Alton police at 618-463-3505.

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