A Jersey City man has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy in his care, authorities said Friday.
Leon Rueda, 63, was arrested by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit on Jan. 6 around 3:30 p.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
A spokesperson with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office said the man and the boy were family friends.
He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and sexual assault, Suarez said.
The HCPO filed a motion for detention pending trial, which will be heard on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
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