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City of Colorado Springs / Police / News

Sexual Assault on a Child Arrest
Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Press Release: 1307-23

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 9:15 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]

Arrested:  PETROSKY, Mark Vincent   DOB: 05/27/94

Charge:  18-3-405, Sexual Assault on a Child: Class 4 Felony {F-4}

On 06/21/13 at 3:26 am, an officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the Fountain Police Department located at 222 N. Santa Fe Avenue to investigate a sexual assault of a fourteen year old. 

The officer met with a sergeant who had contacted the victim who was in a vehicle with a male identified as, Mark Petrosky.  The victim advised that she had engaged in a sexual relationship with Mark Petrosky in the City of Colorado Springs in the parking lot of Quail Lake located at 915 Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard.

The victim stated that she had met Mark Petrosky on a website, approximately eight weeks prior.  She stated the two exchanged text messages and then met in person.  She said Petrosky parked his vehicle in the parking lot of Quail Lake where they had consensual sex.

On 07/02/13, a detective with the Crimes Against Children Unit was assigned to the investigation.  After completing the investigation, probable cause was established to charge Petrosky with Sexual Assault on a Child.  

His photo is attached to this release.

If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.

NOTE TO MEDIA: All updates will ONLY come from the Public Affairs Unit when available.

Mark Vincent Petrosky