Arrest made after 11-year-old girl groped on B6 bus

Police arrested and charged a man in connection with the groping of a young girl on board the B6 bus in Brooklyn.



Edward Lewis, 47, of Brooklyn, was arrested Tuesday and charged with a sex abuse act on a minor and acting in a manner injurious to a child, police say.



The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. near Flatlands Avenue and East 80th Street on Monday.



Police say Lewis grabbed the 11-year-old girl's buttocks before exiting the bus at the next stop.


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