CLIFFSIDE PARK - A 22-year-old man has been accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.

Luan Silva, of Cliffside Park, is facing aggravated assault and child endangerment charges.

Police say the girl knew Silva, and reported the assault to school officials, who told the authorities. An investigation revealed that the abuse occurred over several years.

Silva is being held in the Bergen County Jail on $400,000 bail.