BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man is accused of soliciting a 15-year-old girl for sex in a parking lot in Babylon.
The alleged incident took place around 5:15 p.m. on May 13 behind a building on East Main Street near Fire Island Avenue.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
Police said 38-year-old Andrew Quattrone walked up to the teen and handed her a cellphone with a sexually explicit message.
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He allegedly asked her to read the message and perform a sex act.
When the girl’s friend walked over, police said Quattrone took off in a gray 2006 Acura with New York license plate KKT-1304
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Anyone with information about him is asked to call Suffolk County Police First Squad at 631-854-8152 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.