A 37-year-old Oklahoma resident has been jailed on molestation charges after officials said he physically assaulted a four-year-old girl in a washroom in a McDonald store, which the girl was visiting during her daycare field trip.
Midwest City police state that a daycare worker knocked on the secured bathroom door at 7025 SE 15th Street on Tuesday, October 8, after the girl didn’t return immediately.
A police affidavit says a man ultimately got out and said, ‘I was just washing my hands.’
The girl told workers that the man, named as Joshua David Kabatra, Physically assaulted her in the washroom.
Joshua told police officers that he felt sick and went to the washroom to throw up in the sink while the girl was on the toilet, according to the sources.
Joshua remains detained in Oklahoma City. McDonald’s issued a statement saying that they were ‘disturbed by such an incident.’
‘At McDonald’s, nothing is more valuable to us than the security and well-being of our consumers,’ the statement states.
McDonald’s further added that ‘We are deeply concerned by the incident that transpired at one of our Oklahoma restaurants earlier this week. We are fully collaborating with the police during their examination.’ McDonald’s continued ‘At this time, our views are with the victim and others impacted by this incident’