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More Victims Reported After Man Allegedly Masturbates in Front of Boy at McDonald's: Police

A New Jersey man who was arrested last week for allegedly masturbating in front of a boy inside a McDonald's restroom is facing new charges after three more victims stepped forward to report similar cases to police.

Gregory Rittman, 49, was initially arrested on Friday, Oct. 24, after an 8-year-old boy reported witnessing the lewd behavior near the sink at a McDonald's on Route 35 in Freehold, according to the Monmouth County prosecutor's office.

Rittman, of Howell, was charged with sex assault, child endangerment and lewdness, then released after posting $73,000 bail, the prosecutor's office said.

Since then, three additional victims ranging in age from 6 to 8 went to police to describe witnessing similar lewd acts in public restrooms over the last year, officials said.

Rittman was arrested again Friday and is facing 12 additional charges of sexual assault, child endangerment, lewdness and harassment.

Authorities allege Rittman has been performing lewd acts in front of children for about two years in Monmouth and Ocean counties, and are asking anyone with information to contact Wall Township Police at 732-449-4500 ext. 1162 or the prosecutor's office at 732-431-7160.

Rittman is being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold on $609,000 bail. Attorney information wasn't immediately clear.  

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