Upstate man arrested in East Village groping of child
A man from Albany has been arrested in connection with the groping of a 9-year-old girl in the East Village last month.
Rene Otero, 52, allegedly approached the victim on the afternoon of April 14 and grabbed her buttocks, cops said. Police had released a surveillance photo of the suspect taken in front of 465 E. 10th St. shortly before the incident.
He has been charged with sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.