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Sex offender charged after taking pictures of children in their backyard

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MADISON COUNTY, IL (KTVI) A registered child sex offender from Brighton, IL faces charges of taking pictures of children in a backyard. Police say Brian Sanders, 44, photographed the children last Saturday as they were playing on their trampoline in Bethalto.

Sanders was convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child on march 9, 1998, in Madison County.