Man charged in attempted sex assault of woman walking to church

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A man has been charged in the attempted sexual assault of woman while she was walking to church in Englewood, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday.

Margarito Hernandez-Valladeres, 23, of Englewood, faces charges of attempted sexual assault, criminal restraint and criminal sexual contact.

Authorities said Hernandez-Valladeres attempted to sexual assault an 83-year-old woman in July as she was walking to a church in Englewood. Police had released surveillance footage of the attack.

Hernandez-Valladeres was arrested last Thursday and arraigned in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on Friday.

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