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.