Harlem Globetrotters DJ arrested in Syracuse for inappropriately touching young girl last month

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A Harlem Globetrotters DJ was arrested in Syracuse Saturday night for inappropriately touching a young girl at an event in Albany in February.

Jon Buckner, 32, of Riverdale, Georgia was arrested Saturday night by Albany detectives.

Police say on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at approximately 5:15 p.m., Buckner approached a young girl during a Harlem Globetrotters event at the Times Union Center and touched the outside of her clothing in an inappropriate manner.

Buckner has been charged with Sex Abuse 3rd and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

He was arraigned Sunday morning in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.

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