Flanders man arrested on sex abuse charge

A Flanders man was arrested earlier this month on charges that he sexually abused an 11-year-old female acquaintance, authorities said.

Southampton Town Police said 51-year-old Aurelio Angel Aquino was arrested Oct. 22 after an investigation showed he abused the girl last summer. Mr. Aquino was charged with second-degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Mr. Aquino was sent to the Suffolk County Jail in Riverside where he is being held in lieu of $4,000.

Police declined to release further details citing the sensitive nature of the case.