Sheriff’s office asks for public’s help in finding man who allegedly raped child in Hebron

Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, 26, of Hebron is wanted for raping a child.

Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, 26, of Hebron, is wanted for raping a child.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is still actively searching for the 26-year-old Hebron man who fled on foot after allegedly raping a child on Friday.

At around 6:45 a.m. Friday, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disturbance in the 12000 block of Hebron Road in unincorporated Hebron.

The rape occurred at a home in the 12000 block of Hebron Road in unincorporated Hebron

The rape occurred at a home in the 12000 block of Hebron Road in unincorporated Hebron

When the responding deputies arrived, they were told that a man named Esau Ancheyta Hernandez had allegedly raped a child inside the house. Authorities said that after Hernandez was confronted by family members, he fled on foot from the scene.

Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, 26, of Hebron is wanted for raping a child.

Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, 26, of Hebron, is wanted for raping a child.

Officials said that a large multi-jurisdictional search, deploying multiple K-9’s, drones, and a helicopter, was conducted in the area of Hebron Road and the Illinois/Wisconsin State Line on Friday, but Hernandez was not located.

He was last seen wearing gray pants, a teal shirt, and tennis shoes. He is 26-years-old and is 5’6″, weighs approximately 135 lbs, and has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for one count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child (class X felony).

Photo by Alex Vucha

Photo by Alex Vucha

As of Saturday evening, Hernandez has not been located yet. Anyone with information should contact the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 815-338-2144. Callers with information can remain anonymous.

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