- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A St. Petersburg teenager is accused of sexual battery on a 19-month-old boy.

St. Petersburg police said in a news release Sunday morning that a witness reported seeing the 14-year-old boy having inappropriate sexual contact with the child.

The incident occurred at a home in St. Petersburg on Saturday.

According to the news release, the agency’s Crimes Against Children Unit responded and talked to the teen. He was arrested on a charge of sexual battery with a child under 12.

The boy is not being identified by The Associated Press because of his age. The victim is also not being identified.

The teen was taken to a juvenile assessment center in Pinellas County.

No further details were released.

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