Suspect films herself sexually assaulting 6-year-old while another child watches: Prosecutor

A New Jersey woman was arrested on Saturday for allegedly filming herself sexually assaulting a 6-year-old while a younger child watched.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement that police arrested Mourissa McCarthy, 18, the same day they responded to a Clifton home amid reports of a 6-year-old being sexually abused. Detectives subsequently recovered a video of the assault involving McCarthy, which occurred in front of a 5-year-old at a residence in Clifton, according to

McCarthy’s connection to the two children was not disclosed.

McCarthy was charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree sexual assault, and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Records indicated she remains jailed without bail.

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[Featured image: Mourissa McCarthy/Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office]