BRENTWOOD, Long Island— The owner of a Brentwood day care facility has been arrested for sexually abusing a child who attended the day care, Suffolk County Police said Saturday.
Jose Flores, the co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care, located at 3 1st Street, sexually abused a 7-year-old female earlier this year, police said.
Flores, 56, was arrested and charged with first degree sexual abuse degree and endangering the welfare of a child.
The Office of Family and Child Services shut down the day care center following Flores arrest, police said in a statement.
Flores was transported to a hospital for treatment of a prior medical condition
The investigation is continuing.