Bayonne man arrested on sexual assault charges

Alleged victim is teenage girl

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Members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit have arrested Bayonne resident Roberto Ruiz Mota, 36, on charges he sexually assaulted a girl, 17.

He has also been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Ruiz Mota was arrested at his Avenue C residence after 1 p.m. May 3 without incident.

Prosecutor Esther 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 May 7.

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

The above charges are merely accusations. Ruiz Mota is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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