North Arlington Man Charged With Beating 6-Year-Old
School officials in North Arlington spotted bruises on a 6-year-old child, prompting them to alert the North Arlington Police Department who consequently notified the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit.
Atef “Alex” Shenouda, 44, was held on $100,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail following his arrest Friday on charges that he endangered the welfare of a child. The child was interviewed by investigators from the Prosecutor’s Office, allegedly disclosing specific details about being struck on the legs and back.
If convicted of endangering the welfare of a child, Mr. Shenouda could face from three to ten years in New Jersey State Prison on each count, depending on the degree of the crime. Additionally, fines could be imposed up to $150,000 and additional surcharges could apply.
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