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Bus Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

A school bus driver faces charges after he allegedly shared nude pictures with a young girl he drove to a private school in northern New Jersey.

Mahwah police tell The Record that 41-year-old Eddie Toste-Sanchez, of Paterson, was charged with sexual assault and child endangerment. His bail was set at $100,000 and it wasn't known Saturday if he's retained a lawyer.

Authorities say the victim is a Sussex County resident who is younger than 13. They say the investigation started after her mother talked with school therapists about her daughter's friendship with Toste-Sanchez.

Police were called after the girl allegedly disclosed a "loving'' relationship. She also said the driver had shown her a photo of his genitalia and that she showed him a picture of herself naked.

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