Rochester man faces criminal sexual conduct charge after encounter with 11-year-old

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man faces a criminal sexual conduct charge after allegedly molesting an 11-year-old Saturday.

According to Rochester police, 39-year-old Ahmed Barow was arrested around 2 p.m. Sept 23, after the child told law enforcement a stranger had sexual contact with her at an apartment building in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue SE.

Rochester police were dispatched on several reports that a man was chasing a juvenile female around the building, according to court documents filed Monday, Sept. 25.

Barow, who lives in the area, was located based on the girl’s description.

Barow faces a recommended charge of 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct–child under 14.

Rochester police said Barow is “known to law enforcement” with a history of person in crisis calls.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 4.