By CBSNewYork Team

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in the candy aisle of a Dollar Tree.

Nassau County Police said the incident happened on September 19 at the store on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow.

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(Credit: Nassau County Police)

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Heriberto Colon allegedly touched the girl three times at different locations inside the store.

The 40-year-old was arrested Thursday at his Franklin Square home. He was charged with three counts of sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

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Police ask anyone who thinks they may have been a victim of Colon to call the Nassau County Special Victims Squad at 516-573-4022 or 911.

CBSNewYork Team