Teen charged in sex assault of 4-year-old in McDonald’s play area
A 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged for the sexual assault a 4-year-old girl inside a McDonald’s play area, police said Thursday.
The boy was charged with engaging in a criminal sexual act for allegedly assaulting the child inside the tubular play structure around 8:25 p.m. Tuesday in Jamaica, Queens. The boy’s case will be handled in Family Court and his name has not been released.
After the boy allegedly forced himself on the girl, she ran to her mother, who then tried to stop him from fleeing, according to the New York Daily News.
A 9-year-old girl was fondled at the same Jamaica McDonald’s at 181-25 Hillside Ave. on March 9, the Daily News reported. Police have not ruled out a connection between the cases.
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