Man charged with assaulting child

November 1, 2010

Westfield police have arrested an Illinois man who allegedly assaulted a girl he met over the Internet. Investigators say the suspect, Samuel Henzel, admitted he knew the victim was only 12 years old. Police arrested him Saturday night after he met the child at a hotel at U.S. 31 and 151st Street. Henzel was charged with sexual battery, criminal confinement and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.