Ice cream truck driver Mohammad Chaudhry accused of fondling 11-year-old girl in Wyandanch

Chaudhry admitted to News 12 Long Island’s Erin

Chaudhry admitted to News 12 Long Island’s Erin Colton that he did touch the girl and it was a mistake.

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WYANDANCH - An ice cream man has been arrested for allegedly fondling a girl buying ice cream from his truck in Wyandanch.

Prosecutors say the ice cream truck driver, 63-year-old Mohammad Chaudhry, reached out through the truck's window and fondled the 11-year-old girl last month. Police say Chaudhry confessed that he did touch the girl, but claimed it was an accident.

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Chaudhry pleaded not guilty to charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. News 12 Long Island has also learned he did not have the proper permit to be operating his ice cream truck. He is being held on $50,000 bail.

Suffolk County police are asking for any other possible victims to call their Special Victims Unit.

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