Matthew Bulmer
Matthew Bulmer

An Islip Terrace man has been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of a 5-year-old boy in the bathroom at the suspect’s job in Wal-Mart in Islandia on Saturday night, Suffolk County police said.

Matthew Bulmer, a 22-year-old employee of the Wal-Mart on Veterans Memorial Highway, lured a boy who was in the store with his mother into the bathroom and sexually abused him at 8:45 p.m., police said.

Fourth Squad and Special Victims Section detectives charged Bulmer with first-degree sex abuse and acting in a manner to injure a child.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.

Special Victims Section detectives ask anyone with information on this case to call them at 631-852-6184.


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