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Minnesota Fugitive Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Over Three Years Ago Captured in Newark

By kcora on
New Jersey

A Minnesota man accused of sexually assaulting a teen more than three years ago who was arrested in Newark Tuesday, according to authorities.

Detectives received a tip from law enforcement in Minnesota that Alex Yupa, 22, was possibly staying in an Wilson Avenue Apartment. Yupa, who has been on the run since 2011 after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenager between 13 and 15, was captured yesterday in a second-floor apartment on Wilson Avenue.

Yupa is currently at the Essex County Jail waiting to be extradited back to Minnesota.