Man accused of approaching 11-year-old girl walking home from school in Selden

According to police, the girl was approached by a man as she walked home Tuesday at approximately 3:25 p.m.

News 12 Staff

Jan 11, 2023, 10:13 AM

Updated 518 days ago

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Police say a Lake Grove man has been arrested for approaching a young girl as she walked home from Selden Middle School.
According to police, an 11-year-old girl was approached by a man as she was walking home Tuesday at approximately 3:25 p.m.
Police say the man ran up from behind the girl and made sexual propositions to her before she ran home. The man then left the scene in a motor vehicle, striking a pole as he fled.
Following an investigation by police, Zachary Chase was arrested at his home at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday.
Chase, 28, of 20 Commonwealth Ave., Lake Grove, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.


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