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Illinois Man Sues Dioceses, Priest

By AP/KWMU

Belleville, Ill – An Illinois man filed suit in Belleville yesterday against former priest Kenneth Roberts for allegedly molesting him as a teenager.

The lawsuit also names the St. Louis archdiocese, and the dioceses of Belleville and Dallas. Each had some involvement with the priest.

The alleged victim lives in southern Illinois, and works as a firefighter and paramedic.

Plaintiffs do not know Roberts' whereabouts.

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