Police officer pleasures himself while touching 14-year-old girl after offering her a ride with his carBy Mason White 11:38 AM March 4, 2015
By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A police officer sexually assaulted a girl after offering her a ride in his police vehicle.
43-year-old police officer Derrick Abdul-Wakil of Memphis, Tennessee, was arrested following accusations that he initiated lewd acts in his patrol car with the 14-year-old girl.
According to police, the teenager was walking to school when officer Abdul-Wakil asked her if she wanted a ride.
The teen told police that during the trip, Abdul-Wakil appeared to be pleasuring himself under a jacket, which was on his lap, while touching her face, cheeks and outer thigh.
The victim arrived at the school and reported the incident.
An arrest warrant was issued for the officer and he surrendered to authorities. Abdul-Wakil is facing charges of solicitation and sexual exploitation of a minor.
The officer denied the sexual acts and was released after posting $10,000 bond.
According to the affidavit, Abdul-Wakil admitted to giving the girl a ride with a jacket over his lap, but denied any sexually suggestive action.
Police have surveillance video from a nearby business, showing the teenager entering the passenger side of the cruiser.
Abdul-Wakil, who has been with the police for 10 years, was placed on desk duty.