Jersey City man, 19, charged with sexually assaulting 14-year-old girl he met online


A Jersey City man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl at his apartment earlier this year after he met her online, authorities said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Ali Ibrahim, 19, of Jersey City, on charges relating to the sexual assault of a teenage girl he met online, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

The crimes occurred at Ibrahim’s Jersey City apartment in January and February of this year when the victim was 13 and 14 years old.

Ibrahim is charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child. He was remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance.

The prosecutor’s office has filed a detention motion, which is tentatively scheduled to be heard on March 4th.

Suarez credited the Special Victims Unit with the investigation and arrest. Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the HCPO SVU at 201-915-1234.

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