Monmouth County pizza deliveryman charged with sexually assaulting 14 year old girl

A 22 year old pizza deliveryman from Freehold was arrested for allegedly attacking a 14 year old girl on two separate occasions, the Asbury Park Press reports. Police charged him with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of criminal sexual contact, and two counts of child endangerment.

Second degree child sexual assault is punishable by 5 to 10 years in prison, and includes situations where the defendant commits an act of sexual penetration and the victim is between 13 and 16 years old and is at least 4 years younger than the defendant. These circumstances also qualify as fourth degree criminal sexual contact, which carries a penalty of up to 18 months in prison.

The offense of third degree child endangerment occurs when a person causes harm to a child under the age of 16 or engages in prohibited sexual acts with the child, such as intercourse, oral sex, masturbation, or other types of sexual conduct. A conviction for third degree child endangerment is punishable by 3 to 5 years in prison.

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