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Cambridge man arrested on N.J. sexual-assault charges

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Wolide Yessuf, 18, of Cambridge, is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in North Bergen, N.J., YourArlington partner Patch reported Wednesday, July 28. 

In a report confirmed by Chief Julie Flaherty, authorities said he met the victim on social media and traveled with her and another juvenile girl from Massachusetts to a motel in North Bergen.

There, Yessuf provided the victim with drugs and alcohol before sexually assaulting her, the prosecutor in Hudson County, N.J., said.

Yessuf was arrested in Arlington on a warrant at 1:45 p.m. Monday, July 26. He is awaiting extradition to New Jersey, where he will face charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.


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This news summary was published Wednesday, July 28, 2021. 

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