Mitchell Cohen, 24, of Mundelein.

A Mundelein man has been charged after prosecutors say he sexually abused two different girls, who were both 14 years old, in Mundelein several years ago.

Mitchell Cohen, 24, of Mundelein, was charged with two counts of sexual abuse, a Class A misdemeanor.

The Mundelein Police Department began investigating Cohen in August 2022.

Officers interviewed a victim, who is now an adult, who reported she had been sexually abused by Cohen when she was 14 years old, according to Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Daly.

She entered high school in 2016 and said she met Cohen when she was 13 years old.

Daly said Cohen was 17 years old at the time and he had requested nude photos from the girl during the relationship.

In February 2017, the victim, who was 14 at the time, and Cohen, who was 18, were driving to an event when the two got into an argument.

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Daly said Cohen parked the car in a parking lot and pulled his pants down before asking the victim to engage in a sex act on him.

During the police investigation, officers identified a second victim from around the same time. That victim was 14 years old and Cohen was 18, Daly said.

The girl reported Cohen became sexual with her over Snapchat, Daly said.

The two were attending a party when Cohen suggested they play a strip truth or dare game, Daly said.

Daly said the victim refused and Cohen became “pushy” with the girl before the two engaged in sex.

The girl asked Cohen to stop and he refused, Daly said. Daly said Cohen was aware of both victims’ ages.

An arrest warrant was obtained earlier this month and Cohen was taken into custody last week.

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Marshal Morris, an attorney for Cohen, said in court his client has no prior criminal convictions and is a DJ who works at parties.

Morris said any sexual activity involving the victims and Cohen was consensual. The attorney asked for a personal recognizance bond.

Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered Cohen held on a $250,000 bond and barred the man from having any contact with juveniles.

During a bond review hearing Monday, Lake County Judge Charles Johnson reduced Cohen’s bond to $100,000.

Cohen was released from the Lake County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court again on October 23 for a pre-trial hearing.