Student Facing Dozens of Child Assault Charges

Created: 11/16/2012 8:21 AM By: Jennie Olson

Prosecutors in Racine County say the title of one DVD they say was made by a college student accused of sexually assaulting and videotaping children best characterizes him - "Monster Unleashed."
Gateway Technical College student Alexander Richter is facing 49 charges involving at least six children. Bond was set at $1 million cash in Racine County Cirucit Court Thursday.
Police say Ritcher gained access to his victims by offering to baby-sit for the children of fellow college students. Authorities say they found nearly 200 photos and 23 videos of the children being sexually assaulted during a search of Richter's home last week.
The Racine Journal Times reports the crimes date back to March 2009 and involve children who now range in age from 5 to 12 years old.
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