CHICAGO - A man was ordered held without bail Thursday in connection to a sexual assault of a 3-year-old girl earlier this week in the restroom of a River North McDonald’s restaurant.
Christopher Puente, 34, faces a felony charge of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 and a misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing, Chicago police said.
About 1 a.m. Wednesday, Puente allegedly refused to leave a business in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street and was arrested for trespassing, police said.
Christopher Puente | Chicago police
While investigating, officers recognized him as being the man pictured in a recently circulated community alert, asking for help identifying a man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl Monday at a restaurant in the 600 block of North Clark Street.
Surveillance image of a male wanted in connection with sexual abuse of a toddler Feb. 17, 2020, in the 600 block of North Clark Street. | Chicago police