A man is confronting an abuse charge in the assault of a little child in a restroom at a River North McDonald’s.
Christopher Puente, 34, was accused of lawful offense ruthless criminal molestation of an unfortunate casualty under 13 years of age. He additionally faces a wrongdoing tally of criminal trespass to land, police said.
As indicated by police, Puente was blamed for pulling a 3-year-old girl into a washroom slow down at the McDonald’s on the 600 square of North Clark Street around 8:20 p.m. Monday, and contacting her improperly.
The 3-year-old was at the McDonald’s with her family. Her sibling wet his jeans so his dad took him and the girl to the bathroom. The dad went into a slow down with the kid and the girl held up outside of the slow down. Police said Puente then attracted the girl into a contiguous slowdown. He at that point secured her, pulled down her jeans and clothing and put the girl on his lap.
Before the girl’s dad acknowledged what occurred, the girl had been ambushed, as per investigators with the CPD Special Investigations Unit.
The dad said he heard the girl crying and when he attempted to open the entryway, he understood it was bolted. He at that point looked under the slowdown, saw the youngster’s feet and tested her out by her sanity, surging her to wellbeing.
During the occurrence, surveillance cameras caught pictures of Puente who fled the scene. He was captured two days after the fact for criminal trespassing at a Loop parking structure on the 500 square of North Dearborn Street. Puente was distinguished by police as the suspect in the abuse.
Agents got what they state are recorded admissions to the abuse.
“We are crushed that the awful episode happened,” the store said in an announcement. “McDonald’s has consistently worked with a solid pledge to families and that incorporates making a protected domain for all visitors. When we got mindful of this occurrence, we completely helped out nearby law-implementation.”
The 3-year-old injured individual was hurried to Comer Children’s Hospital and was recorded in stable condition.
On Thursday, a Cook County judge requested that Puente be held without bond.