NYPD Detective Accused Of Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old

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September 28, 2019 - 1:58 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- An NYPD detective who monitors sex offenders has been arrested on sex abuse charges involving a 12-year-old girl.

Police say 37-year-old Detective Juan Jimenez is accused of groping and trying to kiss the girl inside his Crown Heights apartment building.

The New York Post reports that he had been hired to babysit the girl.

Jimenez was arrested on charges of sex abuse, forcible touching and acting in a matter injurious to a child. It's not clear if he has an attorney who can speak for him.

He is said to be a member of the department's sex offender monitoring unit.

He has been suspended pending the outcome of his own case.