Police: Scotia man assaults 12-year-old child

July 23, 2019 04:50 PM

COLONIE - A Scotia man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old child and police think there could be more victims.

Malakhai McCommons is being held in the Albany County Jail, without bail.


Police believe he met the victim through social networks.

Investigators say the assault happened at a hotel in the town of Colonie.

If you may have been victimized or know anything about the investigation, call Colonie Police.


WNYT Staff

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