Day care owner arrested for child sex abuse: police

Long Island
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

Long Island Videos

L.I. Rep. Lee Zeldin talks run for NY governor, anti-Cuomo campaign ad

Mets fans hold 'vaccinated-only' Opening Day watch party

Long Island Expressway closed eastbound due to truck crash, rollover

LI's Old Westbury Gardens back open

Long Island woman tests positive for COVID after 2 vaccine shots

LIRR restores service after service cuts cause overcrowding

More Long Island

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss