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Mahwah Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Friend’s 7-Year-Old Daughter

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Tomas Marin-Martinez (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Tomas Marin-Martinez (Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

On April, 1 Tomas Marin-Martinez, 49, of Mahwah, was arrested near a theater in Suffern, N.Y., after authorities said he sexually assaulted the child in the home of a female friend, authorities said.

The victim’s mother told police she walked into her home and found Marin-Martinez in the process of sexually assaulting her daughter.

When she confronted Marin-Martinez, he fled the home, authorities said. He was arrested later that evening in New York.

Marin-Martinez was charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He is being held in Rockland County pending an extradition hearing.

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