Man Sexually Abused Minor At Motel After Meeting Her Online: Police

Sun-Times Media Wire
December 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Gabriel Melendez-Morales

Gabriel Melendez-Morales | Naperville police


(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A Chicago man is accused of sexually abusing a girl he met on social media at a motel in west suburban Naperville.

Gabriel Melendez-Morales, 27, was arrested Monday and is charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to Naperville police.

Melendez-Morales allegedly had sexual contact with a girl on Dec. 7 and Dec. 16 at a motel in the 1500 block of Naperville Road, police said.

Detectives are looking into the possibility that there are additional victims, police said.

Melendez-Morales, of Albany Park, was ordered held on $100,000 bond, police said. He is set to appear in court Jan. 27.

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