POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH - A Jersey City man is facing charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 4-year-old boy in Point Pleasant Borough.
Russell Cortese, 66, is charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
According to a spokesperson for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, law enforcement officials began their investigation into the incident after the young boy supposedly told authorities about the abuse.
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Cortese was arrested Sunday at a Point Pleasant Borough home that he was visiting. His bail was set at $150,000.
The relationship between Cortese and his alleged victim was not released.