A man is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Burlington, Vermont.
Police say 19-year-old Mohamed Hussein, of Burlington, picked the girl up and drove her to a shopping center where the alleged assault happened on Friday.
The Burlington Police Department originally responded Friday to 595 Shelburne Road for a report of a 12-year-old girl who had been abducted and sexually assaulted. Investigators, however, determined there was no abduction.
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Hussein was arrested and is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault and unlawful restraint.
He's being held at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Center on $2,000 bail.
The incident is under investigation by detectives from the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations.
No other information was immediately available.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, there is support available. For more information, you can call the Vermont state-wide confidential hotline at 800-489-7273.