ASHLAND – A Framingham man was arrested at Ashland State Park on Independence Day on charges of indecent assault on a child.
Aderlande Soares, of Framingham, was arrested and charged with indecent assault and battery on a child on Thursday, July 4, around 4 p.m.
According to authorities, a girl, 4, was swimming when Soares allegedly groped her in the water.
The girl ran onto the beach, told her mother, whothen called Police.
According to authorities, a witness who did not know the family or Soares told Police she saw the incident and was able to identify Soares.