Decatur man faces charges of sexually abusing two young girls

Decatur man faces charges of sexually abusing two young girls

A Decatur man is accused of sexually abusing female youngsters.

Joseph Gene Hernadez, 43, is accused of having imappropriate sexual contact with two girls, aged 12 and 14.

The alleged abuse took place on Grant Street in Decatur.

A warrant was obtained for Hernandez, charging him with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 in reference to the oldest child's disclosure.

The investigation revealed that the child was approximately 10 years of age when the sexual abuse began.

The investigation is ongoing and as further information becomes available, that information will be presented to the grand jury for consideration on more charges.