LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A 17-year-old has been arrested for allegedly sexually assault a 6-year-old girl on the Lower East Side, police said Monday.
Police say Christian Pena, 17, of Rutgers Slip, New York, exposed himself to the child and then rubbed his penis on her face.
The attack happened around 8 p.m. Saturday in the first-floor stairwell of an apartment building on Henry Street.
It's unclear how Pena gained access to the building.
Pena was caught on surveillance video wandering in the apartment's hallway before turning a corner and moving out of the camera's view.
He has been charged with two counts of criminal sex act, two counts of sex abuse and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old.