Tom MurphyNov 29, 2017, 6:23 pmNov 29, 2017, 6:58 pm

Former gymnastics instructor in Union County accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old

Jorge Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child


WESTFIELD — Jorge Rodriguez, a former gymnastics instructor who has worked at gyms around Union County has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old gymnast. The alleged abuse occurred in Westfield between September 2015 and March 2016.

Prosecutors say Rodriguez was also known to work at gyms in Garwood and Roselle Park. He is currently in custody in Boston on a different charge.

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