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Frantz Petion, 25, has been charged with the rape of a 10-year-old girl in Hollis.

An emergency medical technician (EMT) for the FDNY was arraigned and charged with the rape of a 10-year-old girl on March 5 after he allegedly took advantage of the girl while she was sleeping during a birthday party in Hollis.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown identified the defendant as Frantz Petion, 25, of Cornell Street in Hempstead, New York. He has been charged with first-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child.

“The defendant, who attended a birthday celebration while off-duty, is alleged to have turned it into a nightmare for this 10-year-old girl and her family,” Brown said. “He will be vigorously prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

According to the District Attorney, Petion was a guest at a birthday party on March 3 when he allegedly entered an attic bedroom where the girl was sleeping. Once inside, Petion allegedly held the girl by her neck and forcibly sexually assaulted her. When the victim began to yell, Petion allegedly put his hand over her mouth and told her that if she continued to yell he would hit her, the district attorney said.

Then a family friend came to the room to check on the victim, heard a male voice inside and forced open the locked door to find the defendant next to the partially clothed victim, according to the District Attorney.

Police confirmed that the party was at a residence on 202nd Street in Hollis.

The Daily News, who spoke to the suspect’s mother at the Queens Criminal Court, reported that Petion was drinking and went upstairs to find a bathroom. Once upstairs, Petion heard the girl crying and found her in the room to ask if she was okay, his mom said.

Petion’s mother also told the Daily News that her son was beat up by a group of men after being found in the room with the victim. Police could not confirm that detail.

According to police, someone at the party reported the crime and Petion was arrested at approximately 3:20 a.m. on March 4. A spokesman for the FDNY said that Petion has been suspended for 30 days without pay.

Petion is currently being held on $500,000 bond and $400,000 cash bail and is due back in court on March 23.


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FlipoutNYC March 07, 2018 / 07:29AM
And then they will let him go and register himself as a sex offender, and so so and he continue to target the next victim. His attorney will claim that he was abused when he was little. This is the loophole of the stupid law here.

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