Newsday/Alfonso A. Castillo

James Logoskiy, a 30-year-old Hicksville man, is being held after Nassau County police say hesexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl as she and a friend walked down a neighborhood street. He wasarraigned and charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault. No bail has been set. He hasbeen remanded to the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow and returns to court onSeptember 5th. Logoskiy allegedly grabbed one of the girls from behind then fondled and groped thegirl and tried to remove her clothing but the girl managed to break free. The girls waved down apolice officer who was on routine patrol in the area and described the attacker. The officer whohas had dealings with him in the past went to Logoskiy's home and arrested him shortly after noonand the girls identified him as the assailant later that day.

(New York)