NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

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    A 41-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in New Jersey, authorities said.

    Police arrested Luis Higinio Elias Velasco, of Cliffside Park, after they say an investigation revealed he had engaged in inappropriate sexual activity with a young girl, who they describe as an acquaintance of his.

    Velasco was charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, with bail set at $500,000.

    Information on an attorney for Velasco was not immediately available.

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