HICKSVILLE (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man has been charged with public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child for two separate incidents.
The first incident happened on June 18 around 3:45 p.m. on Gables Drive near Gables Road in Hicksville.READ MORE: Anti-Violence Advocates Rally In Harlem Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy On Saturday
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.”READ MORE: NYPD: 28-Year-Old Woman Shot To Death Outside Catering Hall In Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
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.MORE NEWS: CBS2 Weather Headlines: Clear, Cold Overnight; Slightly Warmer Monday; Bigger Boost Tuesday
Dunat was apprehended after the incident on June 27.