Man Charged In Assault On Child

West Haven police are charging a man after they say he sexually assaulted a child over a period of several years.

Under arrest is 23-year-old Edison Vidro.

Officers assigned to the Federal Marshals Fugitive Task Force made the arrest.

Vidro was captured in New Haven.

He’s being charged with first degree sexual assault on a child who was related to him, as well as risk of injury to a minor.  Police did not divulge how the two were related.

Detectives say the alleged assaults took place over the course of several years and continued when the family moved to New Haven.

Vidro is being held on $50,000 bond.


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