NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police arrested the man they say sexually assaulted a 13-year-old who was walking home from school in the Bronx.
Rahmel Bali, 18, was charged with attempted sexual abuse, assault and harassment.READ MORE: MLB Owners Impose Lockout After CBA Expires
Police said the victim was attacked Monday afternoon inside Crotona Park.READ MORE: Federal Hearing Focused On Conditions At Rikers Island
The suspect allegedly threw the teen to the ground, assaulted them, and then stole the victim’s cellphone.MORE NEWS: First U.S. Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In California
The 13-year-old was treated at a nearby hospital and released.