East Haven Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child

Police said the suspect already has a pending case against him involving the alleged sexual assault of a different family member.

Christian Lorig
East Haven Police Department

An East Haven man is accused of sexually assaulting a young family member.

Police arrested 31-year-old Christian Lorig Tuesday.

According to police, on July 31 a parent reported that Lorig sexually assaulted her child. According to the parent, her child came to her and described sexual encounters with Lorig.

Investigators believe Lorig sexually assaulted the juvenile family member several times going back several years. He also has a pending case involving the alleged sexual assault of a different family member.

Lorig was charged with first-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor, and fourth-degree sexual assault. He was held on a $75,000 bond and is due in court Wednesday.

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