KOTA KINABALU- Three cousins in the east coast Sandakan district escaped from a molestor by screaming for help.
The girls, aged five, eight and 10, were playing at a residential estate when a security guard approached them.
It is understood that he lured them to a vacant apartment and molested the two younger girls at 3pm on Saturday.
The 10-year-old girl, grabbed her eight-year-old cousin and ran out screaming for help.
The suspect released the five-year-old and fled but was arrested two days later. Sandakan OCPD Asst Comm Rowell Marong said police were investigating the case.