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Brooklyn Man Arrested for Ridgewood Subway Assault

Santana allegedly picked up the teen and forcibly kissed her on the face while he groped her private parts over her clothing.

A Brooklyn man was arrested on Thursday and charged with aggravated sexual abuse and other crimes for attacking a 15-year-old girl at the Halsey Street subway station in Ridgewood nearly three months ago. Christopher Santana, 31, of Bedford Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, was taken into custody and booked at the 102nd Precinct in Richmond Hill in a forcible touching and robbery case that was being investigated by detectives out of the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood. Santana is accused of approaching the girl as she waited for an L train on the northbound platform. Click here to read more on