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Teacher’s Aid from Maywood Charged with Sexual Assault

By kcora on

Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Phillip Cerone, 27, of Maywood, on charges of Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

According to authorities, on October 11th, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a juvenile female was sexually assaulted by Cerone, who works as a teacher’s aide.

As a result of the investigation, Cerone was arrested on Thursday in Maywood and charged with one count of Sexual Assault, one count of Endangering the Welfare of a child, one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

A judge order Cerone to be detained in the Bergen County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court for a first appearance on Friday, October 13, at 1:30 p.m.

Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.