Charles Leaf sex assault trial goes to jury; former reporter maintains innocence

The sexual assault trial of former Fox 5 reporter Charles Leaf has gone to a jury. (2/19/14)

HACKENSACK - The sexual assault trial of former Fox 5 reporter Charles Leaf has gone to a jury.

Leaf is accused of molesting a 4-year-old girl in 2010. Prosecutors also say they found child pornography on his computer.  

During the trial,  the girl, now 8 years old, took the stand and said Leaf never touched her and that her nanny frightened her into saying he did. Leaf has maintained his innocence throughout the trial.

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Leaf's father-in-law also testified that the child porn was his.

Jurors will reconvene Thursday morning to continue deliberating. 

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