SOUTH PLAINFIELD-On Wednesday, February 01, 2017 at approximately 5:00pm, the South Plainfield Police were called to investigate a possible Sexual Assault involving a juvenile. Following a joint investigation conducted by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the South Plainfield Police Department, Gregory Coen, age 57, 1150 Evergreen Ave., Plainfield, NJ, was charged with Sexual Assault, Criminal Sexual Contact, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The investigation revealed that Coen met the juvenile through a smart phone app and had set up a meeting at the juvenile’s residence in South Plainfield where the sexual assault was committed. Subsequent to his arrest, Coen was transported to the Middlesex County Jail.
On February 02, 2017, Coen was released from custody by a Superior Court Judge during his appearance in Superior Court pursuant to the Bail Reform Act.
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