A city man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old child, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Carlos Hidalgo, 36, was arrested on Wednesday. He is charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.
Authorities said Hidalgo abused the child in an undisclosed location in Paterson. In one instance, he filmed sexually assaulting the child.
Hidalgo faces a maximum of life behind bars if found guilty. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on Tuesday.