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NIAGARA FALLS – A Whitney Avenue man who was wanted on a warrant for two years on felony assault charges involving a child under age 13 has been arrested on Long Island and brought back to Niagara Falls by U.S. Marshals.

Philips E. Aguilar, 36, pleaded not guilty Thursday in City Court to predatory sexual assault of a child and was sent to the Niagara County Jail without bail. If convicted, he could face up to 25 years in prison. He is to return to court on Tuesday.

Police Detective Patricia McCune said Aguilar allegedly was involved in a criminal sex act with a child under 13. in 2011. She said Aguilar left the area and was arrested on a warrant in Uniondale.