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Posted Saturday, July 4th, 2020

61-Year-Old Man Charged with Sexual Assault & Criminal Sexual Contact

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Prosecutor’s Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Morris Plains Police Chief Michael Koroski announce that Anthony Ligon, 61, of Morristown, has been charged with Sexual Assault and Criminal Sexual Contact in connection with a July 3 incident.Morris County Prosecutor's Office seal

This defendant, Ligon, is alleged to have committed a sexual assault and an act of sexual contact on July 3 on a female resident, age 82, who resides at Arbor Terrace Senior Living Facility, located in Morris Plains Jersey.

Ligon was employed by Arbor Terrace at the time of the offense as a maintenance technician.

The defendant has been charged and is currently lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit and the Morris Plains Police Department, whose efforts contributed to the investigation of the matter.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is encouraged to call the Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200 or the Morris Plains Police Department at 973-538-2284.

Inquiries should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.