HACKENSACK, NJ -- A collaborative investigation between the Edgewater Police Department the Bergen County Prosector's Officer has led to the arrest of 32-year-old Hackensack man Andrew Lavrik for allegedly inappropriately touching a minor.

The alleged incident occurred in Edgewater on December 10, and the suspect was arrested in Paramus on January 3. He has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Criminal Sexual Contact. He will face a detention hearing today.

Acting Prosecutor Calo stated in a press release "that the charges are merely accusations and that
the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable
doubt."