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††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: December 30, 2013







South River man charged with assaulting child


††††††††† Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Mark Tinitigan of the South River Police Department announced today that a borough man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child.


Patrick D. Kilmer (DOB 10/28/65) of South River was arrested at his home on December 29, 2013 and was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.


Kilmer is being held without bail at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in North Brunswick.


He was arrested following an investigation by Acting Detective Sergeant Robert S. Maclosky of the South River Police Department and Investigator Karleen Duca of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office.


During the investigation, it was determined that Kilmer improperly touched the female child while visiting the home of an acquaintance in South River on December 14, 2013.


Police subsequently learned about the assault and initiated the investigation.


The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Acting Detective Sergeant Maclosky of the South River Police Department at (732) 238-1000, or Investigator Duca of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4452.


As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Kilmer are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.


Patrick D. Kilmer