ATLANTIC CITY – A 77-year-old city man is accused of infecting a teenager with a sexually transmitted disease.

Santos Torres was indicted Wednesday on a charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The indictment also charges the Atlantic City resident with criminal sexual contact, endangering the welfare of a child and diseased person committing an act of penetration.

Torres was arrested April 24 by members of the Atlantic City Police Department and the Special Victims Unit of the county prosecutor’s office.

His arrest followed a "long-term investigation" into alleged assaults in Atlantic City between August 2014 and September 2015, the prosecutor's office said.

Torres allegedly assaulted the teenager while knowing he had herpes, according to a criminal complaint.

He is being held in Atlantic County Jail.

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