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Man arrested for criminal sexual assault while armed with gun

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A Normal man faces multiple felony counts after he was arrested Sunday allegedly trying to break into an apartment. 

Bloomington police responded to the 700 block of Fairmont Dr. around 9:30 p.m. on a report of an armed subject. A man was reportedly trying to re-enter an apartment by kicking down the back door. 

Police arrested Kevin Thornton, 42, who they found directly outside the apartment door for unlawful use of weapons by a felon. A handgun was found nearby. 

A subsequent investigation led to additional charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault armed with a firearm and criminal sexual assault by force. 

Thornton was taken to the McLean County Jail. 

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