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Prosecutor: New Jersey youth coach arrested, charged with sexual assault 

Prosecutors say Robert Marino, 73, made sexual contact with a victim between the ages of 14 and 17 years old during his time as a youth sports coach between 1994 and 1998.   

Lanette Espy

Aug 7, 2023, 11:51 AM

Updated 320 days ago

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A well-known youth coach from Bridgeton was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault and sexual assault in the second degree. 
Prosecutors say Robert Marino, 73, made sexual contact with a victim between the ages of 14 and 17 years old during his time as a youth sports coach between 1994 and 1998. They say Marino was previously charged on a complaint-warrant for similar alleged conduct involving a separate victim that occurred in Bridgeton on or about July 3. 
Marino was arrested on July 28. He is in Cumberland County Jail awaiting a detention hearing.  
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Bridgeton Police Detective Marna Coyne at 856-451-0033, ext. 114. Information may also be submitted online at BPD.TIPS


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