NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Carlos Ocon, a 61-year-old New Brunswick resident, was arrested on July 26 and charged with sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.

The assault, which took place on Friday July 25, allegedly occurred in Boyd Park, located between Route 18 and the Raritan River.

Through the investigation, it was determined that Ocon approached the child outside of a store on Remsen Avenue, and led her to Boyd park.

After the assault, he “threatened her before releasing her on Remsen Avenue and George Street,” according to the press release issued by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities said that Ocon and the girl did not previously know each other.

Ocon is charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, and one count each of terroristic threats, endangering the welfare of a child, and kidnapping.

Investigators Grace Brown and George Stilwell from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, and Detectives Karla Capes and Ronoldy Martinez from the New Brunswick Police Department conducted the investigation that brought forth the charges.

In lieu of $750,000 bail, Carlos Ocon is being held in Middlesex Country Adult Corrections Center.

“The investigation is active and is continuing,” reads the official press release.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Stilwell or Investigator Brown, both of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, at (732) 745-3600, or Detective Capes or Detective Martinez, both of the New Brunswick Police Department, at (732) 745-5217.”

Reporter at New Brunswick Today