East Providence man accused of sexually assaulting teen

By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter: @deedequattro

An East Providence man is charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy.

Police say that 24-year-old Douglas Vartanian met a 15-year-old boy on a gay website. Despite the boys age which Vartanian was aware, he picked up the boy and had him spend the weekend at his East Providence home.

According to police over the course of the weekend Vartanian performed oral sex on the boy three times and supplied him wiuth marijuana and alcohol.

Vartanian was charged with three counts of third degree sexual assault in Providence District Court this morning and released on $5,000 bail with surety.

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