Milford man charged with sex assault of children

MILFORD — A 64 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the sex assault of two children left in his care over a three-year period.

Jamie Vega of Walnut Street was arrested on a warrant Tuesday and released on a $90,000 bond. He will be arraigned Aug. 12, 2014  on charges of first-degree and fourth-degree sexual assault and two counts of risk of injury to a minor.

Lt. Vaughan Dumas said the alleged assaults took place between 2009 and 2012 and involved a boy who is now 14 and a girl who is 13.

Police received a complaint about the alleged assaults on April 2 and began an investigation. “Vegas was acquainted with the children and their parents,” said Dumas, a police spokesman.

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Frank Juliano