SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 22-year old Manville man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault, First Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Third Degree after he was arrested at his home Thursday, June 21, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor's office.
Somerset County Prosecutor, Michael H. Robertson said Cornelio Felipe-Lopez, of North 4th Avenue, Manville was arrested after detectives spoke to a 12-year old girl who said she had been sexually assaulted by Felipe-Lopez.
"On April 27, 2018, a 12-year old female told detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office (SCPO) Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit that she had been sexually assaulted on three occasions in 2017, by defendant Felipe-Lopez while residing in Raritan Borough," Robertson said.
The SCPO Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit and Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation located the defendant at his residence on North 4th Avenue in Manville on June 21 ; he was transported to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office in Somerville, and subsequently arrested without incident, police say.
Robertson, and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, ask anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit at (908) 231-7100 or via the STOPit app.