Suspect charged with sexual abuse in luring of 10-year-old girl in Queens

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

WOODHAVEN, Queens (WABC) -- After a nine day search, police arrested a suspect who they say lured a young girl into his car in Queens and molested her.

28-year-old Shawn Sunder faces charges including luring a child and sexual abuse.

Police say he drove up to the 10-year-old girl while she walked to school last week in the vicinity of 102nd Street in Woodhaven, and told her he was a family friend who would drive her

She got into the car, and didn't show up to school until nearly an hour later.

The victim's grandfather was also in the area, and witnessed her get into the vehicle, but was unable to get her away from the suspect.