Six-year-old girl maced in NYC laundromat; suspect arrested

Posted at 5:01 PM, Feb 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-19 17:01:10-05

The suspect caught by surveillance cameras assaulting and pepper spraying a man and his daughter turned himself in Monday.

Video of the assailant circulated in the media, showing the man — identified by police as 27-year-old Fernando Gonzales — enter a laundromat on White Plains Road in the Wakefield section of the Bronx on Saturday around 6:10 p.m.

The man turned himself in around 8:20 p.m.

Fernando Gonzalez

Fernando Gonzalez turned himself in to police after surveillance footage of him macing and assaulting a 6-year-old girl and her father was released.