Dartmouth man arrested for buying teenage girl alcohol and assaulting her

A Dartmouth man was arrested after he allegedly bought a teenage girl alcohol and assaulted her, police said.

Sumkit Grace, 40, is being charged with one count of delivering liquor to a person under 21 and two counts of indecent assault and battery, police said.

Police launched an investigation after they received reports about the 15-year-old victim. The girl knew Grace, police said.

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Grace was arrested at his home Thursday, and is to be arraigned in New Bedford District Court today, police said.

The Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, Dartmouth police, and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County are investigating.