2 Keyport Teens Charged with Sex Assault

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Police have charged two Keyport teens with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on Sunday.

Daiyonn R. Lacy, 18, allegedly held the victim’s shoulders down while Giovanni Merla, also 18, allegedly forced the girl to perform oral sex on him, according to criminal complaints provided by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Read the reports here starting on page 7.

Both men have been charged with aggravated sexual assault, a first-degree crime, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police arrested Lacy and Merla on Thursday, according to the complaints.