Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Christopher Leusner of the Middle Township Police Department have announced the arrest of a 28-year-old Middle Township man on sexual assault charges.

The man arrested is Christopher Eggermont.

Sutherland says "the charges were a result of an investigation conducted by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and Detectives from the Middle Township Police Department involving the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile victim."

Eggermont has been charged with " one count (1) of Aggravated Sexual Assault, a crime of the first-degree, one (1) count of Sexual Assault, a crime of the second-degree, three (3) counts of Criminal Sexual Contact, a crime of the fourth-degree, and one (1) count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime of the second-degree."

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He's been arrested and is being held in the Cape May County Jail.

Prosecutor Sutherland advises this is an on-going investigation and urges anyone who has additional information relating to this investigation to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135, or the Middle Township Police Department at 609-465-8700, or report it anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-889-3597.

SOURCE: Cape May County Prosecutor's Office.