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Camp counselor accused of sexually assaulting 3 campers in Hunterdon County

LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Pennsylvania man who was working as a camp counselor in Hunterdon County was charged Wednesday for sexually assaulting three campers, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson.

Joshua F. Daranijo, 24, of Levittown was charged with three counts of second-degree sexual assault by contact and three counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Robeson said.

An investigation revealed that Daranijo had sexual contact with three victims under 13-years-old at Camp Bernie in Lebanon Township, Robeson said.

Daranijo is being held in the Warren County Jail pending his first court appearance, Robeson said.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Sergeant Jessica Neiber at 908-788-1129.

Jay Edwards

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