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Newark Man Arrested, Charged with Burning his 9-Year-Old Son

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are reporting that the Fugitive Apprehension Team has arrested Moustapha Ngom, 40, for burning his 9-year old son in an incident that occurred on Monday, March 6, 2017.

According to authorities, members of the Newark Police Division’s Special Victims Unit received a report on March 8th regarding the child being burned by his biological father.

Detectives developed evidence that Moustapha Ngom is a suspect in this incident and an arrest warrant was issued.

Today, detectives arrested Ngom without incident. He is charged with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Endangering the Welfare of a Child authorities said.

These charges are merely accusations.

The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.