Jacob Sabbagh, 33, a police officer in New York City was arrested for molesting and raping a child. Sabbagh has been charged with sexual conduct against a child, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. All of the sex crimes Sabbagh faces are extremely serious. According to reports, Sabbagh was off duty when the sexual assaults happened.
Sabbaghis accused of molesting the girl beginning in 2005. At that time the victim was 10 years old. Sabbagh is accused of continuing to abuse and rape the girl for 3 years. The girl reported the abuse when she was 16.
In addition to sexually touching the girl Sabbagh is accused of raping the young girl.
Sabbagh was arraigned on the sexual crime charged and released on his personal recognizance. He will be back in court at a later date.
Patrick Donovan is a criminal attorney in Massachusetts who has appeared in over fifty courts.