REDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI – Timothy Anthony-Gabouri Austin, 17-years-old, of Redford, now faces charges in connection with the sexual assault of a three-year-old boy.
A 17-year-old is an adult under Michigan law.
On April 17, 2019, at approximately 6:47 p.m., Redford Township Police were dispatched to the area of Lola Street and Garfield in Redford Township regarding an incident that was in progress. Upon arrival, a Redford police officer observed a stroller near a bridge.
The investigation by the officer led him under the bridge, where it is alleged that the defendant was accosting the boy. It is further alleged that Timothy Austin had removed some of his clothing while he was with the child.
Timothy Austin was arrested at the scene.
The child was transported to a local hospital for examination.
Timothy Austin has been charged with Accosting for Indecent Purposes, a felony with a maximum penalty of four years in prison, and Indecent Exposure, a one year misdemeanor. He is expected to be arraigned in Saturday, April 20, 2019, after 11:00 a.m. 34th District Court in Romulus.