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Teen charged with sexually assaulting 4-year-old boy

October 1, 2018

BRIDGEPORT - A North Carolina teen was arrested Monday after being accused of sexually assaulting a local 4-year-old boy.

Devontay Mallard, 16, of Charlotte, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and fourth-degree sexual assault.

He was being held in lieu of bond.

Police said the victim’s father had reported that his son had been sexually assaulted by Mallard who had been staying with the family.

Mallard had lured the young boy into a bedroom on the pretext of watching television together and then had pulled the boy’s clothing off and sexually assaulted him, police said.

Police said Mallard denied the allegations when he was later confronted by police.

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