Man charged with child molestation in Wildwood

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Lee Dong.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 45-year-old man for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a teenage girl while giving her a pedicure.

According to Officer Shawn McGuire, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the incident occurred September 27.

The victim, a 15-year-old, told police that the suspect, identified as Lee Dong, reached between her legs and touched her vagina over her clothing.

Prosecutors charged Dong with one count of second-degree sodomy and one count of second-degree child molestation.

Investigators are asking anyone who believes they may have been victimized by Dong to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210.