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Detroit Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Juvenile

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ali Sleiman Kdouh, 38 (DOB: 09/23/1980) of Detroit, in connection with a sexual assault of a 16-year-old Detroit juvenile male.

On May 22, 2019 at approximately 8:15 a.m., the 16-year-old juvenile male was walking to school in the area of Greydale and Pickford in Detroit when he noticed a vehicle following him. It is alleged that the defendant attempted to coax the victim into his vehicle, but the victim walked away and called 911.

In an attempt to evade the defendant, the juvenile male went into an abandoned garage, but was followed by the defendant. It is alleged that the defendant assaulted the juvenile, who escaped the abandoned garage, called 911 again and ran to another abandoned property. It is alleged the defendant followed him again and entered the abandoned house. The victim refused to enter the property and stood outside until police arrived. The defendant was arrested at the scene. Further facts and evidence of the case will be presented at the Preliminary Examination.

Kdouh has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct - Assault with Intent to Penetrate, Criminal Sexual Conduct - Second Degree, Criminal Sexual Conduct - Fourth Degree, Stalking a Minor, Indecent Exposure and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.*

Defendant Kdouh was arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for June 5, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for June 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Michael Wagner in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $75,000/10% bond, with tether.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.