SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Manville man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault and other crimes in connection with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old female in 2017 in Raritan, according to a report from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.
Cornelio Felipe-Lopez, 22, of Manville, was charged with first degree aggravated sexual assault and third degree endangering the welfare of a child.
According to Robertson, on April 27, a 12-year-old female told detectives that she had been sexually assaulted on three occasions in 2017 by Felipe-Lopez while living in Raritan.
On June 21, detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation found Felipe-Lopez at his home in Manville. He was arrested without incident, Robertson said.
Felipe-Lopez was taken to Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Anyone with information should contact the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit at 908-231-7100, or via the STOPit app with the access code SOMERSETNJ.
Tipsters can also call the Crime Stoppers' Tip Line at 888-577-TIPS.
All anonymous calls be will be kept confidential.