JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 21-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Monday on charges related to the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Bayonne female.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the incident took place at a motel on Tonnelle Avenue, Jersey City, on July 7.

The suspect, Xavier Patten, has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Patten remains in the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny pending his first appearance which is scheduled for Friday.

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