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Man faces child sex abuse charges in Cedar Rapids & Benton County

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A Cedar Rapids man faces child sex abuse charges in Cedar Rapids and Benton County.

James W. Hansen, 28, was charged Wednesday after police say he had inappropriate sexual contact with multiple victims in the City of Cedar Rapids sometime between January 1st and August 10th.

Hansen was released from jail after a court appearance.

Hansen was then arrested by the Benton County Sheriff's Office on Thursday.

Benton County Sheriff Randy Forsyth, says an incident involving Hansen and three minor boys happened on August 6, 2010 at the Hannen Lake Recreational Area near Blairstown.

Hansen faces two counts of sexual abuse in the second degree, two counts of lascivious acts with a child and one count of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse as a result of that incident.

Hansen is currently in the Benton County Jail on $25,000 bond.

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