Malik Bell, 26, was accused of assaulting the child Nov. 17 in Palisades Park. Palisades Park police referred the allegation to the prosecutor's Special Victims Unit and assisted in the investigation of Bell.
He was arrested Wednesday and charged with several offenses, including aggravated sexual assault, attempted aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault by sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child.
He was being held at the Bergen County jail while awaiting an initial hearing.
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