Authorities investigating sexual assault of 37-year-old woman in Jersey City

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Authorities are investigating the sexual assault of a 37-year-old woman in Jersey City that occurred early this morning, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

This morning at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department and the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit responded to a report of a sexual assault at knifepoint on Warner and Ocean Avenues, Suarez said in a statement.

The victim, a 37-year-old woman, was treated at Christ Hospital.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1234 or to leave an anonymous tip at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/tips/.

All information will be kept confidential.

The prosecutor’s office, along with the JCPD, are also investigating four fatal shootings that have occurred in the last week, most recently the killing of 23-year-old Javone Smith.