Charges dropped against Illinois man accused of sexually abusing teen
BALLARD COUNTY, Ky. —
UPDATE: The Ballard County Circuit Court confirms the charges against Abukhdair were dropped on June 1st, 2017.
ORIGINAL STORY: A Mounds, Illinois man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a teenager.
The alleged sexual abuse was reported in Ballard County, Kentucky.
Kentucky State Police say they got a call from the teenager’s family on Wednesday.
66-year-old Ali Abukhdair was arrested Thursday morning and charged with 1st degree sexual abuse. He was taken to the Ballard County Detention Center.
An investigation continues.