NYPD detective cuffed in the Bronx for allegedly sexually abusing his minor relative

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A New York City detective was arrested on Thursday morning for allegedly sexually abusing a child.

Franco Johnson, 42, was arrested in the Bronx at 11 a.m. on March 25. He was charged with six counts of sexual abuse, two counts of committing a course of sexual conduct against a child and two counts of acting in a manor injurious to a child.

The NYPD confirmed that the victim was a relative of Johnson’s and is a minor, however the department could not confirm further details about the nature of the crimes at this time. The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau is looking into the situation.