There was an incident Saturday (May 7, 2016) at Jason’s Deli (in the 1200 block of South Canal Street in Chicago) involving an 8-year-old girl who was allegedly assaulted in the women’s bathroom at a Chicago deli.
An excerpt from the abc7chicago.com article (with video) of May 13, 2016, titled “Man chokes 8-year-old girl in South Loop bathroom, police say“:
The girl was with her mother at the Jason’s Deli in the 1200-block of South Canal Street on Saturday, police said. The girl and her mother were inside the restroom separated by stalls around 1:15 p.m.
Police say 33-year-old Reese Hartstirn walked in and targeted the girl, choking her and trying to lock her in a stall. The mother heard her daughter scream and grabbed her.
Deli customers held Hartstirn until Chicago Police could arrive.
An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article of May 13, 2016, titled “Man accused of choking girl, 8, in restroom of South Loop restaurant“:
Hartstirn, of the 500 block of North Racine Avenue, was charged with a felony count of aggravated kidnapping and a felony count of aggravated battery to a child under 13, according to the release.
He also was cited with a misdemeanor count of aggravated assault to a peace officer and a misdemeanor count of battery.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this alleged Chicago assault can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the abc7chicago.com and Chicago Tribune articles mentioned above.