• Mt. Vernon man charged with sex abuse

    by  • April 30, 2013 • News

    According to the Mt. Vernon police, a girl under the age of 13 was taken to a St. Louis area hospital over the weekend, the apparent victim of sexual abuse. sexcrimes

    Police say 26-year-old Michael C. Bratcher was arrested in connection with that incident, which allegedly took place Saturday. The girl was first taken to a local hospital for treatment, but was later transported to a St. Louis hospital.

    Bratcher has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 13. He remains in the Jefferson County Jail, with bail set at $60,000.