27-Year Old Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting WNY Juvenile Female

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced the arrest of a 27-year old male for sexually assaulting a 15-year old girl from West New York.  Suarez reports that on  Wednesday, June 12, 2024, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Christian Felipe of West New York.  The sex crimes, according to the Prosecutor’s Office, occurred on multiple occasions between May 22, 2024 and May 31, 2024.

Felipe is charged with sexual, a crime of the second degree; endangering the welfare of a child, a crime of the third degree; and criminal sexual contact, a crime of the fourth degree.   Felipe was arrested at his home and taken to the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny pending his first court appearance.  According to Suarez, the investigation revealed that the defendant met the victim in a West New York park prior to the assault.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Special Victims Unit with the investigation and arrest, with assistance from the West New York Police Department.

If you wish to report a sex crime, Suarez says you should call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.

The charges against Felipe are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.