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Paterson man accused of sexually assaulting girl

By Jonathan Greene
Published: June 27, 2016


A city man has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl when she was between the age of 9 and 13, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Francisco Morales, 49-year-old, was arrested on Friday, authorities said on Monday afternoon. He was charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said.

Morales’s bail is set at $400,000 with no 10-percent option. He could face 80 years or life in prison, authorities said.

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