Yousef Abdo, 40, was arrested on Dec. 8 after an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit determined he had committed numerous acts of abuse and neglect against the teen at a home in Haledon, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said.
Their relationship was unclear.
Abdo is charged with second-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child and fourth-degree Child Abuse and Neglect.
He faces up to eleven years in New Jersey State Prison if convicted of both charges.
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