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Meriden man charged with sexually assaulting child in 2012

Meriden man charged with sexually assaulting child in 2012



MERIDEN — A local man faces charges after police said he sexually assaulted a child in 2012.

Christian Diaz, 26, of 59 Twiss St., 1st floor, was charged Wednesday with two counts each of first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. 

In February 2018, a minor reported that Diaz had assaulted her on multiple occasions 2012, according to Diaz’s arrest warrant. Diaz was known to the child.

When he was interviewed by police, Diaz denied the allegations, the warrant said.

Diaz was arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on Thursday. His bond was set at $75,000 and the case was transferred to New Haven Superior Court for Nov. 19. 

– Lauren Sellew


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