NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Bronx District Attorney’s office has deferred prosecution on a man accused of sexually assaulting an EMT as she responded to a fire in the Bronx.
It happened as firefighters battled a fire in a building on Westchester Avenue in the Soundview section on Thursday.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case, With Vaccine Hope On Horizon
The FDNY says a man claiming he needed help flagged down the EMT but then groped and grabbed her.
The woman’s partner came to her aid.READ MORE: Police: 2 Men Wanted In Violent Queens Home Invasion Stole $3,000 From Woman At Gunpoint
The EMT’s union president calls the deferral “unacceptable.”
The DA says the case needs further investigation.MORE NEWS: Police: 14-Year-Old Robbed Inside Bronx Laundromat
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