2016-03-09 / Front Page

Cops Nab Jackson Heights Child Perv

A child sex pervert wanted for grabbing the buttocks of a 17-year-old girl and slapping a little girl on the butt in Jackson Heights was arrested on February 29, police said.

Cops said Luis Ramone Bencosme, 29, accosted the teen and grabbed her buttocks while she was walking near 35th Avenue and 92nd Street at about 8 p.m. on February 17.

The girl managed to get away from Bencosme and called 911, but he managed to flee on foot immediately after the attack.

Bencosme struck again at about 8 p.m. on February 23 when he smacked the 10-year-old girl in the buttocks, police said. The young girl was walking near 37th Avenue and 99th Street when Bencosme attacked her, police said.

Bencosme was charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse, attempted forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child at his arraignment at Queens Criminal Court.

–Liz Goff

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