Prosecutor: Bayonne man, 36, arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl

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A 36-year-old Bayonne man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on Monday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On Monday, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Roberto Ruiz Mota, 36, of Bayonne, on charges that he sexually assaulted a 17- year-old female he interacted with earlier in the day, Suarez said in a statement.

Ruiz Mota has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested at his Avenue C residence in Bayonne just after 1:00 p.m. Monday without incident.

Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and
Bayonne Police Department for the investigation and arrest.

A detention hearing for Ruiz Mota is tentatively scheduled for Friday, May 7th.

Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.