A man from Fairview NJ was arrested after allegedly sexually molesting an underage girl.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect committed the sex crime when he inappropriately touched the female victim at a location in Fairview, New Jersey.
Authorities opened an investigation into the suspect after the suspect came forward to report the sexual abuse.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Fairview Police Department investigated the suspect. After speaking with the 45-year-old suspect, authorities placed him under arrest.
If the suspect is convicted of criminal sexual contact, he could potentially be sentenced to a lengthy term of incarceration in NJ State Prison.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was taken to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey. He was being held there on a bail amount of $50,000.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “North Jersey Gym Owner Accused of Molesting Girl, Police Say.”