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Police: Thomas Costas Of Huntington Station, N.Y. Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Girl, Sending Inappropriate Messages To Another

HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Suffolk County police say a Huntington Station man sexually abused a girl over three years.

Police say the same suspect sent inappropriate messages to another girl for several months.

Friday, an 11-year-old girl and her family contacted police, saying she had received numerous inappropriate messages from Thomas Costas between January and July of this year.

The day after the 11-year-old made the report, another woman came forward, claiming that Costas sexually assaulted her from 2007-2010, when she was 10-13 years old.

Costas, 50, is an acquaintance to the families of both victims. He was arrested Monday. He faces charges of sexual conduct against a child, stalking and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police want anyone who thinks they may have also been victimized to contact them at (631) 852-8252.

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