Ithaca, NY (March 6, 2019) – On Monday, March 4th, police arrested a 15-year-old boy on charges of sexual abuse and forcible touching, according to police. The arrest came after an investigation into the incident that was reported to have taken place in the city of Ithaca in February.
Few details have been released concerning the incident, and the name of the suspect has not been released due to his age. Likewise, there has been no information provided in regards to the age of the victim or the nature of the assault, as the victim’s identity also remains unreported at this time.
The 15-year-old suspect has been issued a juvenile appearance ticket but no further information has been provided.
As more information is made available, this story will be updated.
Before anything else, we would first like to extend our sincere sorrow to the victim or victims of this deplorable predator, as we maintain hope for the victims’ ability to physically, mentally, and emotionally recover from their abuse. At this time, it is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have very substantial rights in terms of recovering financial compensation for the abuse you suffered.
Of course, we here at Hach & Rose understand that no amount of money can erase the events that sexual abuse survivors experience but we are also devoted to holding abusers accountable for their reprehensible behavior. Our compassionate attorneys are dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation possible. As sympathetic members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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