EDWARDSVILLE, IL. (KMOX) – A Wood River Illinois man is charged with the sexual abuse of a child.

Officials allege 28 year old Kassidy Kueper had inappropriate contact with a nine year old girl at the Edwardsville YMCA where he worked part time.

Kueper is charged with two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.  He is jailed in Madison County with bond set at $100,000.

The Edwardsville YMCA released a statement assuring that the safety of its members and participants is the primary concern.  Officials at the “Y” say it was a staff member who first reported suspicious behavior and that Kueper has been suspended indefinitely.  The YMCA is cooperating in the investigation.

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