Teen with Down Syndrome sexually assaulted at Pittsburg BART station


PITTSBURG (KRON)—A teenager with Down Syndrome was sexually assaulted at the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station Saturday night.

The incident happened around 9:50 p.m. when a male suspect followed the 15-year-old victim inside the restroom.

The boy’s mother was waiting nearby for her son. When the mother found out what happened, she reported the assault to station officials.

BART police arrived to the scene and were able to detain a suspect.

The victim was taken to Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo to be examined for a possible sexual assault.

The suspect has been identified as 38-year-old Peter Gorlorwulu.

As of Sunday morning, the suspect was being questioned and will be booked into the Martinez Detention for committing lewd acts on a child/dependent person.

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