This story was originally posted on Sept. 08, 2013, at 08:09 p.m.
Police arrested a 16 year old on Sunday for allegedly attempting to sexually abuse a woman on Mill Road in Valley Stream.
Nashane Peterkin, 16, of Springfield Gardens, was charged with first-degree attempted sexual abuse by Nassau Police, as well as first-degree rape and second-degree assault. He was also charged with strangulation by New York State Park Police in a separate incident.
A joint investigation was conducted by the Fourth Squad, Special Victims Squad, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, New York State Police, New York State Park Police and New York City Police Department. Peterkin was taken into custody on Sunday at 6:50 a.m. in Howard Beach.
Peterkin was arraigned Monday and remanded by Nassau County Judge Norman St. George. He was represented by the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County and is due back in court on Sept. 11. He faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted of the top count.