A 17-year-old Kearny High School student was charged with criminal sexual assault against a female student twice during the current scholastic year, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Authorities were first notified of the offenses on Tuesday, January 18th and the HCPO Special Victims Unit immediately opened its investigation, Suarez said in a statement.
The 17-year-old has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual contact. He was taken into custody at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City yesterday and released to a legal guardian pending his first court appearance.
Suarez credited the Special Victims Unit with the investigation. Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.