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: Sharee Jones Charged With Arson, Hate Crime After Fire At Brooklyn Yeshiva
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: NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
The EMT’s union president calls the deferral “unacceptable.”
The DA says the case needs further investigation.MORE NEWS: Suffolk Police: Man Killed In Hit-And-Run On Long Island Expressway In Brentwood
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