By CBS3 Staff

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — A local carnival worker is charged with allegedly touching a little girl on a merry-go-round. Police in Suffolk County, New York arrested Louis Shelton, who is from King of Prussia.

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Investigators say he touched the 7-year-old inappropriately while fastening her seatbelt on the ride Wednesday evening. Dreamland Amusements told CBS New York the child’s mother “misconstrued what he was doing.”

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But eyewitnesses told police Shelton’s hand should not have been where it was. The same traveling carnival is set to be at Philadelphia Mills later this month.