NJ man arrested in connection to gang-rape case

(AP) - Police have arrested a New Jersey man oncharges he had sex with a 15-year-old girl accused of selling her7-year-old stepsister to a group of men who gang-raped her.

Police arrested 20-year-old Gregory Joseph Leary of Trenton onWednesday night on charges of aggravated sexual assault andendangering the welfare of a child. Police say he had sex with the15-year-old, who under New Jersey law is too young to consent.

Police say they are investigating whether Leary was involvedwith the rape of the 7-year-old at a party Sunday night in anapartment complex down the street from the Statehouse.

Jail officials say Leary does not have a listed attorney. Theprosecutor's office did not immediately return a call Thursday onLeary's attorney status.

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