Yesterday, the Chinese internet was shocked by a series of disturbing photos showing a man groping a young girl’s chest as she sits on his lap inside the Nanjing South Railway waiting hall. Today, police have released some initial results of their investigation.
Nanjing Railway Police said that the suspect, an 18-year-old man, had been arrested on Monday in Henan’s Hua County after the photos went viral online. Police added that the two adults shown in the photograph are the man’s father and mother, while the young girl is their adopted daughter.
Police did not disclose the girl’s age; however, yesterday, officers said that she was under 14 years old.
The man remains in custody as police vow to deal with him sternly in accordance with the law. Meanwhile, local authorities are in the process of finding a safe place for the girl to live.
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