Elmont day care owner accused of sex abuse

An Elmont day care owner is facing charges for the alleged sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl.

Horace Skeete, owner of Rising Star Group Day Care, was arrested Friday. Police say he took the girl aside and sexually abused her.

One mother whose child goes to the center says she?s never had a problem with the owners and doesn?t believe the allegations.

Skeete is charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

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