Sex offender charged with assaulting Trumbull boy
Walter Santiago, 54, of 800 Madison Ave. Apt. 3C in Bridgeport, turned himself in Thursday on two charges of aggravated sexual assault of a minor and risk of injury to a minor.
Police received a complaint this month, involving alleged assault on the boy. Santiago had become friends with the boy, whom he had me through a neighbor, according to police. Santiago was able to spend time with the boy alone, near his home, where the alleged assaults occurred.
Santiago is a registered sex offender with the state of Connecticut. He was held on a $1 million bond, according to police.
The investigation was handled by the Trumbull Police Detective Bureau.