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Registered sex offender arrested after child reported missing in Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on July 1, 2011

A missing child report in Ottawa has left a registered sex offender facing new charges including aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Police say they were called about a missing child near East Superior Street Thursday afternoon.  Officers went to the area and the child was soon found by a family member near Fox River Park.

After talking to people near the park and investigating the child, Spencer Lamont was arrested Friday morning at his home on Pine Street.

He’s charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, unlawful presence within a school zone, and luring a minor.  Each charge is a felony.  He was being held in the La Salle County Jail.

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