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Valley Stream Man Poses as a 17-Year-Old Boy to Befriend a Young Girl, Arrested

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  02. March 2017

Hicksville, NY - March 2, 2017 - The Special Victim Squad reports the arrest of a Valley Stream man for Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child in Hicksville.

According to detectives, a 31 year old male posing as a 17 year old boy befriended a 14 year girl on Instagram. Police were made aware of an arrangement for the two to meet at the Broadway Mall, Hicksville.  After an investigation, police arrested defendant David M. Murillo, 31, of Valley Stream on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:36 pm. Detectives obtained a consent search of the defendant’s IPod and recovered several pictures and videos of child pornography.

Defendant Murillo is being charged with 5 counts of Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  He was arraigned on Thursday, March 01, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.

Detectives requests any parents who believe their child may have had contact with defendant David M. Murillo to contact the Special Victims Squad – Child Exploitation Section at 516-573-4022.  All callers will remain anonymous.

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