Friday, April 26, 2013

Dad charged with raping 5-year-old daughter (Jersey City, New Jersey)


Jersey City father charged with raping his 5-year-old daughter earlier this month

By Anthony J. Machcinski/The Jersey Journal
on April 25, 2013 at 1:20 PM, updated April 25, 2013 at 1:22 PM

The 36-year-old Woodlawn Avenue man’s bail was set at $300,000 prior to his appearance yesterday afternoon in Central Judicial Processing court via video link from the Hudson County jail.

His name is being withheld to protect the identity of the alleged victim.

According to a criminal complaint, the man raped his daughter on or about April 15.

The criminal complaint does not say where the alleged sex assault occurred.

The man is charged with aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse. As a condition to his bail, he is ordered not to have any contact with his daughter.