Hackensack NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl in Maywood, New Jersey
Police recently arrested a Hackensack New Jersey man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Maywood, NJ.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the 32-year-old suspect committed the sex crimes a number of years ago.
The victim was 12 years old when the sexual assault allegedly occurred. The girl is now 17 years old.
The teenage victim recently informed New Jersey child welfare officials about the illegal sexual conduct. Agency officials subsequently contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and alerted prosecutors to the suspect’s alleged criminal activity. Officials also contacted the Maywood Police Department.
Members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit interviewed the victim, who reportedly provided “specific details” about what happened.
According to prosecutors, the suspect and the girl were acquaintances. However, authorities have not yet provided any specific details about their relationship.
The suspect has been charged with several sexual offenses, including aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was transported to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey. He is being held at the correctional facility in lieu of $150,000 bail.
The suspect has been ordered to have no contact with the victim while the charges are pending.
For more information about this case, go to the NJ.com article entitled “Hackensack Man Charged with Sex Assault of Girl.”