Written by Stephen Bronner
Police arrested a 16 year old on Sunday for allegedly attempting to sexually abuse a woman on Mill Road in Valley Stream.
Nashane Peterkin, 16, of Springfield Gardens, was charged with first-degree attempted sexual abuse by Nassau Police, as well as first-degree rape and second-degree assault. He was also charged with strangulation by New York State Park Police in a separate incident. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Monday.A joint investigation was conducted by the Fourth Squad, Special Victims Squad, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, New York State Police, New York State Park Police and New York City Police Department. Peterkin was taken into custody on Sunday at 6:50 a.m. in Howard Beach.