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Jersey City Man Arrested in Colombia on Charges That He Engaged in Explicit Contact with a 7-Year-Old

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that on Sunday, November 7, Colombian law enforcement, in conjunction with the United States Marshals Service and other law enforcement, brought into custody a Jersey City man who was wanted on charges that he sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl last month in Jersey City.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, Abel Ore-Guzman, 63, who was transported to the United States and arrested at Newark International Airport on Tuesday, November 9, at approximately 3:45 p.m., has been charged with Sexual Assault by Contact, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Attempting to Lure or Entice a Child. 

Prosecutor Suarez stated that the alleged assaults occurred in late October while the defendant was renting a room in the victim's family's home.

Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.