Sayreville daycare aide charged with additional counts of aggravated sexual assault of children; South River woman charged with failing to report child abuse

SAYREVILLE – A daycare aide has been charged with the sexual assault and endangerment of a fourth child.

Kyle Finn, 20, of Sayreville, an aide at the Superhero Schoolhouse Day Care in the Parlin section of Sayreville, was initially charged on Oct. 14 with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both second degree charges.

On Oct. 16, Finn was additionally charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault, a first degree crime; three counts of sexual assault, a second degree crime; and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a second degree crime, according to information provided by Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department on Oct. 16.

He was again charged with first degree aggravated sexual assault, second degree sexual assault, and second degree endangering the welfare of another child, the fourth thus far, on Oct. 18, according to updated information provided on Oct. 19.

In addition, Charmaine Larkin, 44, of South River, the day care director, was processed and released on Oct. 19 on a charge of failure to report child abuse, a disorderly persons offense.

Finn was charged following an investigation by Detective Matthew Kenny of the Sayreville Police Department and Detective Suzanne Kowalski of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, which determined the victims were sexually abused at the day care, according to the allegations.

Finn has been terminated from his employment at the Superhero Schoolhouse Day Care.

He has also worked as a camp counselor for Our Lady of Victories Parish in Sayreville and the Sayreville Department of Recreation. He has also volunteered for the Sayreville Association for Brain Injured Children.

Finn was being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center as of press time, still pending a detention hearing in Superior Court.

Anyone with information should call Kenny at 732-525-5413 or Kowalski at 732-745-3287.