Anti-Mosque Fox Reporter Charged with Child Abuse
Charles Leaf, the reporter for New York’s Fox 5 who’s been aggressively promoting the “Ground Zero Mosque” bigotry, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year old girl.
Award-winning Fox 5 news reporter Charles Leaf was charged with sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl at his Wyckoff home, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.
Leaf is being held in the Bergen County Jail on $250,000 bail and will be arraigned on Nov. 4 in Wyckoff Municipal Court.
Leaf, 41, faces charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The child is an acquaintance, according to authorities.
Leaf, the married father of two children and an ex-Marine, joined the station in 2006 and is the station’s investigative and general-assignment reporter who has covered national stories, including the Bernard Madoff scandal and the proposed development of a mosque near the World Trade Center site, according to his r�sum� on myfoxny.com.