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Christen faces sexual assault charges
MONROE - A Belleville man was charged Friday with sexual assault of a child for allegedly having sexual contact with a teenage girl in 2014. Matthew A. Christen, 24, was charged with two Class C felony counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child and one Class D felony count of child enticement. Christen was charged in Green County Circuit Court after Department of Justice investigators discovered a series of Facebook conversations between him and the girl.