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Wis. teen facing charges for alleged sexual assault of two girls

WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Sparta, Wis., teenager made his first court appearance Friday on criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly assaulting two young girls in April.

Cameron John Waters faces two first-degree felony charges in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000. No conditional bail was allowed. His next appearance is Sept. 14.

According to the complaint, a Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputy was called May 9 to a Lake Lillian residence regarding a sexual assault. A man there said that Waters had visited their home for a week in April. A 6-year-old girl had told a parent that Waters had sexually assaulted her and an 8-year-old girl and then threatened them that if they told their parents they wouldn't be allowed to play with any of their toys. A detective and social worker later interviewed the girls, who related the same information.

A Monroe County, Wis., sheriff's detective later interviewed Waters, who allegedly admitted assaulting both of the girls.

Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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