East Moline man accused of having sex with underage teen

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An East Moline man has been accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Mark Morey, age 25, was charged with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a statement from the East Moline Police Department.

"The charges allege that between April and May, Morey had sexual intercourse with a 15 year old female," read the statement.

Morey and the 15-year-old had know each other for more than a year, according to police.

Morey was charged in Rock Island County on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 and was arrested on Wednesday in Clinton, Iowa, police said. He was held in the Clinton County Jail on $100,000 bond waiting to be extradited back to Rock Island County.