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Glassboro Man Charged with Child Sexual Assault

Melvin A. Owens, 42, was jailed in default of a quarter-million-dollar bail.

Melvin A. Owens, 42, was hit with multiple charges in the alleged incident. Credit: GCPO.
Melvin A. Owens, 42, was hit with multiple charges in the alleged incident. Credit: GCPO.

A Glassboro man whom authorities say sexually assaulted a child under the age of 13 was jailed Sunday on default of $250,000 bail.

Melvin A. Owens, 42, was charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. 

The alleged offenses occurred in Glassboro, according to the GCPO, and police were notified by the parent of the alleged victim.

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