Handyman from Morristown accused of sexually assaulting child in Bergen County



Authorities in Bergen County have accused a handyman from Morristown, Alejandro Velasquez, 44, of sexually assaulting a juvenile while working at a home in Demarest.

Alejandro Velasquez, 44, of Morristown, faces charges in Bergen County of sexually assaulting a juvenile. Photo courtesy of Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

Velasquez faces charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault by contact and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the office of Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.

Responding to a report of a sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, Demarest police arrested Velasquez on Monday.

Velasquez is being held in the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing on Aug. 26, 2019.

The investigation was directed by Chief Robert Anzilotti of the prosecutor’s office and Demarest Police Chief Christopher Bianchi.

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