18-Year-Old Also Allegedly Touched Himself In Front Of 70-Year-Old Woman

HICKSVILLE (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man has been charged with public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child for two separate incidents.

Petar Dunat, 18, was charged with public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child in 2019. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

The first incident happened on June 18 around 3:45 p.m. on Gables Drive near Gables Road in Hicksville.

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Police say 18-year-old Petar Dunat, of Bethpage, allegedly drove up to a 10-year-old boy and “made, what was described to be, sexual advances towards him.”

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The child went home and told his parents what had happened. His parents then contacted police.

Then, on June 27, Dunat allegedly touched himself inappropriately in his car while asking a 70-year-old woman for directions on East Nicholai Street in Hicksville.

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Dunat was apprehended after the incident on June 27.