Mays Landing Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Assaulting a 12-Year-Old Boy
A man from Mays Landing is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy and attempted to lure a 17-year-old boy.
Early Sunday morning, Hamilton Township police responded to Cologne Ave. for the report of a sexual assault of a 12-year-old boy. An investigation revealed the victim was contacted through the social media site KIK, which is a free messaging application. The person using the app was identified as 23-year-old Aaron Johnson, Jr., of Mays Landing. Police say Johnson met with the victim at a location in Mays Landing when the assault occurred.
Johnson is now facing numerous charges, including first-degree aggravated sexual assault, plus additional luring and endangering the welfare of a child charges for an additional victim, a 17-year-old boy who was also contacted through KIK.
Johnson was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $300,000 bail.