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Albany Police: DJ arrested for inappropriately touching young girl

Albany Police: DJ arrested for inappropriately touching young girl

March 10, 2019 02:43 PM

SYRACUSE-- A Harlem Globetrotters DJ is now facing the consequences after police say he inappropriately touched a young girl back in February. 

Albany Detectives arrested 32-year-old Jon Buckner Saturday night in Syracuse. 

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Police say Buckner approached the girl during a Globetrotters event at the Times Union Center and touched her. 

He's been charged with sex abuse in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child. 

He was arraigned Sunday morning in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail. 

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Muneib Chater

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