A 22-year-old Kearny man was arrested after he reportedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old in Ridgewood.
According to authorities, on July 16, 2017, the Ridgewood Police Department and Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a 15-year-old victim was sexually assaulted by Brandon C. Ryan, 22, of Kearny, on the previous day in Ridgewood.
As a result of the investigation, he was arrested by the Kearny Police Department on Friday, July 21, 2017 and charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.
After being processed, Ryan was remanded to the Bergen County Jail, pending a first appearance at the Bergen County Central Judicial Court on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.