DENVILLE, NJ -- On Friday, May 17, the Denville Police Department and Morris County Prosecutor's Office issued a press release announcing the arrest and charges against Denville Valleyview Middle School Principal Paul Iantosca for luring, child endangerment and attempted sexual assault with a minor. Denville Superintendent of School Steven Forte has issued the following statement in connection with the incident:

Last evening I was notified by the Denville Police Department that Valleyview Principal, Mr. Paul Iantosca was arrested and charged with luring, child endangerment and attempted sexual assault with a minor.

Mr. Iantosca has been suspended and is not permitted on school grounds or to have contact with any staff or students.

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This did not occur on school grounds and did not involve any students who currently attend Denville Twp PK-8 schools.

This matter will be handled in a court of law, and remains under investigation. Please refrain from posting information on social media and if you have any information please contact the Denville Police Department at 973-627-4900 ext 9 or Morris County Prosecutors Office  Sex Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200.

TAPinto Denville will continue to report new information on the matter as it becomes available. is a member of the New Jersey Press Association and is a hyperlocal news site that serves residents, organizations and business owners of Denville, New Jersey.

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