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A teenager who molested a 4-year-old girl at a Queens, NY McDonald’s Restaurant was arrested on Wednesday, NBC NY affiliate reports.

Police say the teenager entered the McDonald’s about 6 p.m. Tuesday and lurked in the children’s play area for 2 hours. Surveillance cameras captured the suspect loitering and pacing around the play area.

The girl and her mother entered the restaurant just before 8 p.m. The girl told police she entered the blue slide at 8 p.m. and encountered the teenager laying on his back at the top of the slide. “Do you want to be my best friend,” she said the boy asked her.

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McDonald's lawsuit

We’ve all heard the stories of food contamination, thefts and assaults committed by McDonald’s employees. Well, one McDonald’s franchise in Massachusetts has decided to take proactive measures to increase the intelligence and maturity levels of its cashiers.

Update: According to an article in today’s Boston Globe, the owner of the Winchendon, Mass. McDonald’s says his restaurant is an equal opportunity employer, and that the ad seeking cashiers with advanced degrees and 2 years experience is bogus.

“We do not require a bachelor’s degree for employment,” said Joe Ruscito in a statement. “My organization is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work force.”

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