Utica man arrested for inappropriately touching teen girl

DeQuan Gray (photo: OCSO)

A Utica man is under arrest after police say he inappropriately touched a teenage girl last month.

Posted: Apr 23, 2021 3:37 PM

UTICA, NY – A Utica man is under arrest after police say he inappropriately touched a teenage girl last month.

The Oneida County Child Advocacy Center says on Thursday an investigator from the Utica Police Department arrested 24-year-old DeQuan Gray on the charges of misdemeanor forcible touching and child endangerment. Police say Gray subjected a 16-year-old girl to unwanted touching of her private parts while in Utica in March of 2021.

Gray was arraigned in Utica City Court and taken to the Oneida County Jail on a parole warrant.

An order of protection was requested on behalf of the victim.

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