Taylor KnightFeb 23, 2018, 9:23 pmFeb 26, 2018, 3:58 pm

Hackensack man accused of sexually assaulting 6 children appears in court

Timothy Smith, 42, was arrested for alleged touching incidents that occurred at a YMCA pool


HACKENSACK — Timothy Smith, 42, from Hackensack, will appear in court for the first time since being arrested for allegedly assaulting six children at the YMCA on Main Street. A lifeguard reported the alleged touching incidents that occurred in the pool on Feb. 16.

Smith faces six counts of second-degree child endangerment and six counts of sexual assault charges. His arrest came after police interviewed six children allegedly involved in the incident. All of whom are between the ages of six and nine.

He is expected to face a judge for a bail hearing at the Bergen County Jail on Feb. 24.

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