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Phillipsburg man charged with sexual assault of a child

FLEMINGTON, N.J. - A Phillipsburg man was arrested for sexual assault of a child, according to the Hunterdon County prosecutor.

Officials said Steven W. Newman, 50, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and lewdness. 

Investigators say the victim was a child less than 13 years old and the crimes occurred in Flemington Borough.

Newman is being held at the Somerset County Jail.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit at 908-788-1129.

 


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