A Jersey City Public Schools security guard stands accused of multiple sex crimes involving two children.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Freddy Salas, 60, of Bayonne, today and charged him with Aggravated Sexual Assault, two counts of Sexual Assault by Contact, and two count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The alleged crimes did not involve students or occur on district property.

Salas is employed as a security guard with the Jersey City Public Schools at School 5.

He was arrested in the area of Merseles and Fourth Streets and is being held at the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance.

Additional information about the investigation will not be released at this time
to protect the victims.

Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.

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