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Man in Quincy standoff appears in court on child sex charges

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The man who led a nearly 21 hour standoff in Quincy appeared in court for the first time Wednesday on child sex charges.

Donald Pruett, 52, is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 13 and battery.

So far, no charges have been filed in connection to the standoff that started Monday afternoon when officers came to his house to question him about the sex case.

Pruett barricaded himself inside a bedroom with a gun and didn't come out until 11 a.m. Tuesday. (Read: "Man in Quincy standoff surrenders to police" )

He's scheduled to appear in court Feb. 27.

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