Sixty-year-old East Peoria man serves jail time for preying on 16-year-old

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An East Peoria man was sentenced to 28 years behind bars Tuesday for sexually preying on a 16-year-old.

According to the PJStar, 60-year-old Robert Rogers told a jury that he wanted to be the “father she never had,” but she held him at knife point demanding that he helped her to have a baby.

Rogers also reportedly offered to pay the girl to have sex with his roommate.     

A judge and jury sentenced Rogers on three counts of criminal sexual assault and for promoting juvenile prostitution.

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