Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the arrest of Yousef Abdo, 40, of Haledon.
Mr. Abdo is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Child Abuse and Neglect.
According to Prosecutor Valdes, on December 7, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a fifteen-year-old child had reported that Mr. Abdo had committed numerous acts of physical and psychological abuse against the child at a residence in Haledon.
Prosecutor’s Office detectives interviewed the child and numerous witnesses resulting in Mr. Abdo’s arrest.
On December 8, Mr. Abdo appeared in Central Judicial Processing and was released on pretrial monitoring with conditions pending disposition of the case.