ADVISORY: SCPD TODAY ARRESTED A STORE CLERK FOR OFFERING CHILDREN TO EXPOSE THEMSELVES FOR MONEY IN HUNTINGTON TONIGHT
Bitinkunar Patel, a 35 year old store clerk, was arrested for offering children to exposethemselves for money in Huntington. Two boys and two girls between the ages of 11 and 14years old walked into the Jericho Convenience store when they were confronted by Patel atapproximately 7:20 pm. Patel, of 23 Linwood Avenue, Huntington, asked the kids if theywere wearing underwear. When the children answered, he offered them money if they showed himtheir underwear and private parts. Patel is charged with four counts of Endangering theWelfare of a Child.
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