LINDENHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The man accused of posing as a police officer to lure two girls into his SUV on Long Island was in Suffolk County Court for arraignment Friday.
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Prosecutors say on Wednesday, Cristiano told the girls, ages 16 and 14, that he was investigating gang activity in the area and it wasn’t safe for them to walk.
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Police say he took her to a park and touched her inappropriately.
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