(PIX11) — An NYPD cop was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly trying to rape a girl in Staten Island, officials said.
Authorities said Officer Peter Ciollo, who was off-duty at the time of his arrest, knew the girl. The 29-year-old Ciollo has been a cop for seven years. WNBC reported the victim is 16.
He faces charges of attempted rape, unlawful dealing with a child, which is an alcohol-related charge, endangering the welfare of a child, and sexual abuse.