At approximately 10:15 pm on Saturday Aug. 15, Hempstead County Deputy Derick Bunn was dispatched to Highway 67 West in reference to sexual assault involving a 4-year-old male.
Upon arrival Deputy Bunn made contact with the caller and the suspect a 19-year-old male later identified as Anthony Young.
Further investigation determined Young was in the bathroom and a 4-year-old boy came in to use it. Young then closed the door to the bathroom and got the boy to come in the stall with him. Young then undressed the boy and sexually assaulted him.
Anthony Young was arrested and transported to the Hempstead County Detention Center where he was booked in for Rape and held for first appearance.