Jose Flores, 56, allegedly abused a 7-year-old female earlier this year.
Suffolk County Police arrested an owner of a Brentwood day care facility on Friday, May 24 for sexually abusing a child who attended the day care.
Jose Flores, the co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care, located at 3 1st Street, sexually abused a 7-year-old female earlier this year.
Following an investigation by Special Victims Section detectives, Flores, 56, was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The Office of Family and Child Services shut down the day care center following Flores arrest.
Flores was transferred to a hospital for treatment of a prior medical condition. He was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who may have been a victim of Flores to contact the Special Victims Section through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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