Stephen Ellison

Boy Sexually Assaulted at BART Station; Arrest Made: Police

A boy with Down syndrome was sexually assaulted Saturday night in the restroom of the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station, police said.

Officers responded at 9:50 p.m. to the report of the assault that occurred when a man followed the boy into the restroom.

Officers located the suspect, arrested him and took him to the county jail in Martinez on suspicion of lewd acts on a child.

The boy was taken to Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center in Vallejo for examination of possible sexual assault, police said.

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