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Juvenile arrested in Atlantic City sexual assault

Atlantic City Police Department

ATLANTIC CITY — Police arrested a 16-year-old city boy Wednesday on charges he sexually assaulted another boy this month.

Police said a 14-year-old boy reported May 11 he was sexually assaulted in an abandoned building in the 1800 block of Marmora Avenue by a suspect with a gun.

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At 12:28 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Henry White III and Detectives Kevin Francis and Deborah Gilmore arrested the suspect in the 800 block of Indiana Avenue. He was in possession of a loaded handgun, police said.

The suspect was charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon. He was taken to the Harborfields Juvenile Detention Facility.

— Zac Spencer

Contact: 609-272-7210

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