According to a statement released by police, April 26th, 2019 at 8:00 am, Officer James Cantrell was on patrol in the area of Westfield Ave. and Sherman Ave.
Officials said in a statement that Officer Cantrell observed a male party on a bike, matching the description of a person of interest, wanted in connection to a criminal sexual contact that occurred on April 16th in Roselle Park.
Detective Sergeant Richard Cocca then conducted a pedestrian stop.
Through an investigation, officials say it was determined that the male subject, was the person that committed the criminal sexual contact on April 16th.
A male juvenile from Elizabeth was charged with Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Contact. He was processed and released pending a future Union County Superior Family Court date according to police.