A Little Village man sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl over several months in 2006, showing her pornographic films and asking her to copy what she sawprosecutors.
Patricio Garcia, 49, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bond today in connection with the attacks, which prosecutors said the girl reported earlier this month. The girl is cousins with Garcia, who babysat her at the time of the incidents.
Between June 2006 and September 2006, Garcia showed the girl pornographic movies and told her, "You need to do this for me or you'll see what happens" . Prosecutors said Garcia made the girl engage in sexual acts with him during that time.
About a week ago, the girl told a social worker at her school about the assaults.
After he was arrested, Garcia told authorities he "must've been possessed" when he sexually assaulted the girl nine years ago.
Garcia, of the 2300 block of South Central Park Avenue, faces four charges of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of a child