Sixth Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Port Washington man for Public Lewdness that occurred on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 7:50 pm in Manhasset.
According to detectives, two (2) female juveniles, 14, were sitting on a bench located at 27 Manhasset Avenue when an unknown male approached them. The male exposed himself to the juveniles. The victims immediately fled the scene and notified their parents about the incident.
A thorough investigation was conducted and Christian Sarmiento, 22, of 51 S. Bayles Avenue was arrested without incident.
During the investigation it was determined Sarmiento was responsible for inappropriately grabbing a female juvenile, 16, that occurred on Sunday, July 16, 2023 in Great Neck Estates.
Defendant Sarmiento is charged with two (2) counts of Public Lewdness, three (3) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Forcible Touching, and Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Detective’s request anyone who feels they may have been a victim of a similar incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.