Nassau County Police have arrested a man allegedly in connection with , following the report of a second incident near
According to Eighth Squad detectives, Carlos Sanchez, 28 of Massapequa, was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
On Monday, two teens reported that the defendant engaged them in conversation at a park on Lincoln Street . The male reportedly held on until she eventually was able to free herself and he exited in a tan colored four-door Toyota Camry that left eastbound on Lincoln Street, police said. No injuries were reported and the teens captured a cell phone photo of the male.
Police said that after seeing reports in the media a second incident was reported that occurred on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in which the defendant approached three Farmingdale teens under the age of 16 who were walking home from Farmingdale High School. They reported to police that he reached down and removed one of the teen's shoes, looked at it, put it back on her foot and asked them if they would like a foot massage before the teens walked away and the defendant drove off in his vehicle. No injuries were reported.
According to detectives, Sanchez was arrested after an investigation with assistance from Nassau County Crime Stoppers. He will be arraigned on Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.