UPDATE: Today police charged local doctor Chike J. Aguh, 64, of Belle Mead with an additional charge of 4th-degree sexual contact in relation to an ongoing investigation, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

"A second female victim reported to detectives assigned to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office and Franklin Township Police that in 2019 she was sexually assaulted by Dr. Chike Aguh while attending a medical appointment within his practice in Franklin Township," Robertson said. 

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SOMERSET, NJ - A local doctor has been arrested and charged with sex crimes following an assault Tuesday, Jan. 12, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Dr. Chike J. Aguh, 64, of Belle Mead was arrested and charged on Jan. 13 by the SCPO without incident, according to Robertson. 

"The victim reported to Franklin Township Police that she was sexually assaulted by Dr. Chike J. Aguh while attending a medical appointment within his practice in Franklin Township," Robertson said in a statement.

Detectives from the SCPO Sex Crimes Unit and the FTPD interviewed the victim. 

Aguh was charged with 2nd-degree sexual assault and 4th-degree sexual contact, according to Robertson. Aguh was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Police request anyone with information relating to the sexual assault to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes Unit Detective Kutepow at (908) 231-7100.  All calls will be kept confidential.