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Fort Lee Man Charged with Explicit Contact with a Minor, Endangering the Welfare of a Child

By rlsmetro on
Fort Lee

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Yupang Ip, 45, of Fort Lee on sexual assault and child endangerment charges. 

According to Prosecutor Musella, on Tuesday, October 26, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit was contacted by the Fort Lee Police Department regarding the alleged sexual assault of a minor. 

An investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Fort Lee Police Department revealed Yupang Ip sexually assaulted the minor, who was younger than 13 years old, in Fort Lee.

According to Prosecutor Musella, on Tuesday, October 26, Yupang Ip was charged with sexual assault by sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a minor by sexual conduct. 

Prosecutor Musella said that Yupang Ip was transported to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.