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Four Jersey City Men Charged with Sexual Assault of a Minor

Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that four Jersey City men have been charged and arrested for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old Bayonne girl, who they met after she ran away from home earlier this month.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, Nasire Williams, 26, Elijah Sparkman, 21, Deveon Palms, 19, and Xavier Feliciano, 23, have all been charged with Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. 

Additionally, Williams has also been charged with Criminal Sexual Contact. 

Prosecutor Suarez stated that they were all arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office in Jersey City: Williams was arrested just after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16. Sparkman was arrested just after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17. Palms was arrested just after 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7. Feliciano was arrested just before 1 p.m. on Friday, September 17.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Jersey City Police Department for the investigation and arrest.