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Dixon teen accused of sexually assaulting a child

Thomas Kanzler photo from Dixon Police

Thomas Kanzler photo from Dixon Police

A Dixon teenager faces criminal charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a child.

Thomas Kanzler III, of Dixon, was arrested at about 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 at Dixon High School.

Court records showed Kanzler was charged with one count of felony criminal sexual assault and one count of misdemeanor criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 5.

Kanzler was held in the Lee County jail in lieu of $250,000 bond.  He made his first court appearance and remained in jail Monday, May 5.