The Special Victims Squad reports the arrest of a Franklin Square man on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:15am for a Sex Offense that occurred on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 5:30pm in East Meadow.
According to Detectives, on Sunday, September 19, 2021 defendant Heriberto Colon, 40, of 918 Hempstead Turnpike Apt. 1 Franklin Square while inside the Dollar Tree store located at 2575 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow did approach the female victim, 12, and inappropriately touched her as she was standing in the candy aisle. The defendant proceeded to inappropriately touch the female victim two additional times in two different locations inside the store.
Detectives conducted an extensive investigation and placed Defendant Heriberto Colon under arrest without incident at his residence. He is charged with three counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree – Sexual Contact with a Person less than 13 years old and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Defendant Heriberto Colon will be arraigned on Friday, October 8, 2021 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Detectives request anyone who feels as though they may have been a victim of the above listed defendant to contact the Nassau County Special Victims Squad at 516-573-4022 or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Maltempi / SVS 10/07/21/1634/7990