Poughkeepsie man charged with sexually assaulting child



POUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and County Child Advocacy Center arrested a Poughkeepsie man for the sexual assault of a child in connection with a string of incidents that occurred in 2014.
Jose Diaz, 29, was arrested on April 26 and charged with sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13 over the course of several months.  He was charged with sexual assault against a child in the Town of Wappinger and sexual abuse in the Town of Poughkeepsie, both as felonies.  Diaz is in the Dutchess County Jail without bail.
Anyone with information about Diaz in relation to this or other sexual assault-type incidents is asked to call Deputy Ben Sistarenik at 845-486-3778, the sheriff’s office tipline at 845-605-CLUE (2583) or dcsotips@gmail.com. All calls will be kept confidential.

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