Irvington New Jersey law enforcement is trying to find a man who allegedly committed multiple sexual assaults.
The suspect, a 41-year-old man from Irvington, NJ, allegedly accosted several women who were walking in the area of Grove Street and Nye Avenue.
The first sexual offense occurred on January 17. The suspect reportedly approached a woman while she walked along the street and threatened her with a handgun. He then allegedly sexually assaulted the victim. Afterwards, the suspects fled the scene on foot.
Irvington police investigators looked into the violent crime and eventually connected the suspect to other sex crimes in the township.
The victim described the victim as a black man standing 5-foot-5 and weighing 165 pounds. Detectives were able to use the description to identify the suspect. According to authorities, the suspect has known residences in both Irvington and Newark, NJ.
If and when the suspect is apprehended, he will face criminal charges for aggravated sexual assault, kidnapping, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Seen Him? Police Seek Man Wanted in Series of Sexual Assaults.”