A New Jersey volunteer firefighter and his wife lured a teenage boy into their home last month and then raped the victim, according to authorities.
During the investigation, officials determined Luis Morales-Sarmiento, 33, was acquainted with the victim and invited him to his home.
Once there, Luis and his wife, Katherine Morales-Sarmiento, 22, took the teen into their bedroom and sexual contact took place, authorities said.
The couple was taken into custody on Aug. 9 at the Prosecutor’s Office and were released the next day after the first appearance in court, officials said.
Luis and Katherine were both charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, police said.
The case is now being prepared for presentation to a grand jury for possible indictment, according to authorities.