CHICAGO (CBS) — Police arrested a man for the sexual abuse of a 10-year-old girl after a reporter working on the story recognized him from a flyer and called 911.

Maurice Rocquemore, 34, is expected to go before a Cook County judge on Thursday, charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Maurice Rocquemore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police said he was arrested Wednesday morning after witnesses identified him as the man wanted for fondling a 10-year-old girl on Monday evening on a porch in the Logan Square neighborhood.

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Around 5 p.m. Monday, the 10-year-old girl and a 7-year-old girl were sitting on the front porch of a home on the 2500 block of West Lyndale Street, when Rocquemore walked up and started talking to them, and then fondled the 10-year-old girl’s genitals.

A reporter and photojournalist spotted Rocquemore in Logan Square on Wednesday and called police, who arrested him on the 2000 block of West Webster Avenue.

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Rocquemore was due to appear in bond court Thursday afternoon.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff