Police: Elizabeth man charged with sexually assaulting 2 children

Police say Luis Pauta Matute assaulted the victims in Elizabeth and Kenilworth between 2013 and 2021.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2024, 10:11 AM

Updated 47 days ago

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A 68-year-old Elizabeth man accused of sexually assaulting two children is facing a slew of charges.
Police say Luis Pauta Matute assaulted the victims in Elizabeth and Kenilworth between 2013 and 2021.
The charges against him include four counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, three counts of second-degree sexual assault and three counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Pauta Matute is scheduled to appear in a detention hearing next Tuesday.


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