BABYLON HOMELESS MAN FACES FONDLING CHARGE
Michael A. Scott, a 37-year-old homeless man, is in custody after his arrest on a charge of fondling and 11 year old boy in North Babylon. He allegedly approached the boy, who was with his mother while she was using a pay phone at Straight Path and Fulton Street out of her view on the other side of the phone. The boy complained to his mother and she summoned an officer. Scott is charged with second-degree sexual abuse, an offense involving improper touching of the private parts. He is also a registered sex offender.