WNY man arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a girl

He allegedly met the 13-year-old through social media

Elver Rosario, photo via the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
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Elver Rosario, photo via the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on June 10, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Elver Rosario, 22, of West New York, who faces charges that he sexually assaulted a girl, 13, whom he allegedly met through social media.

Rosario has been charged with Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Criminal Sexual Contact. He was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City without incident.

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

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

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