PALISADES PARK, N.J. – A 20-year-old Palisades Park student had sex with an underage girl, said authorities who arrested him.
Erick Ajxollip, who also works as a baker, was arrested following an interview with the girl, who was under 16 when the alleged relationship occurred, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Friday.
Detectives from his office and Palisades Park police charged Ajxollip with sexual assault and child endangerment.
A judge ordered him held in the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.
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