Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Young Child

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    Police arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a child in Wallingford.

    According to police, 33-year-old Augustine Castro, of New Haven, sexually assaulted the child between the years of 2001 and 2006.

    The child was between 6 and 8 years-old when the abuse started. Officials said the victim reported the incident in September, 2012.

    Castro was charged with sexual assault in the first degree and risk of injury to a minor.

    He is being held on a$200,000 bond and is set to appear in Meriden Superior Court on January, 23rd.