Convicted sex offender accused of loitering near Elmhurst high school
ELMHURST, Ill. - A Villa Park man currently on probation for possession of child pornography was accused of loitering near a high school in Elmhurst at least three times in the past month.
Bond was set at $250,000 for Yuusef Husain, 36, after he was said to be within 500 feet of York Community High School in April.
"As a registered child sex predator, Husain is prohibited from loitering within 500 feet of a school," DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said.
The Elmhurst Police Department received numerous reports of young girls being watched and followed by a man while leaving school for the day.
Following an investigation, police identified Husain as a suspect. The alleged incidents occurred between April 12 and April 28, around 3:45 to 3:55 p.m.
On Monday, a DuPage County judge issued an arrest warrant for Husain.
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He was arrested Tuesday morning while allegedly driving around York Community High School neighborhoods while students were waiting at their bus stops.