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Absecon Police Department
Friday November 25th, 2022 :: 12:23 p.m. EST


Man Arrested for Criminal Sexual Contact, Endangering Welfare of Juvenile

For Immediate Release: November 25, 2022
On Thursday, November 25, 2022, the Absecon Police Department was notified of an incident involving the inappropriate touching of a juvenile.

The investigation revealed that Jay Vyas, a driving instructor for Mainstream Driving School in Absecon, had endangered the welfare of a 16-year-old female by inappropriately touching her during a driving lesson.

Upon his arrest in Absecon on Thursday, November 25, Vyas, 69, of Egg Harbor Township, was charged with Criminal Sexual Contact, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment. He was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice facility pending a detention hearing.

The Absecon Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is continuing this investigation. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667. Report anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-658-TIPS (8477) or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

Absecon Police Department
500 N. Mill Road
Absecon, NJ 08201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-641-0667

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