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 Impact: Jersey City Schools In-Person Learning Back On, But Some Parents Have Concerns About Phased-In Approach
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: Newborn Twins Found Dead In Queens, Mother In Custody
The EMT’s union president calls the deferral “unacceptable.”
The DA says the case needs further investigation.MORE NEWS: COVID On Long Island: Oyster Bay Offers Saliva-Based COVID Testing As Town Continues On Road To Reopening
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