Prosecutor’s office investigating 4th Jersey City sexual assault within 48-hour time frame

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating their fourth sexual assault in Jersey City within a 48-hour time frame between Saturday and Monday, Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On Saturday, at approximately 8:50 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a residence in Jersey City on a report of a sexual assault, Suarez said in a statement.

Responding police officers received a report from a 25-year-old Jersey City woman that she was sexually assaulted shortly after 7:15 a.m.

The alleged sexual assault occurred at an unknown location in Jersey City after accepting a ride from an unknown male as she traveled from Hoboken to her residence in Jersey City.

The HCPO has also revealed that two sexual assaults occurred within a two-hour window early Monday morning, while a separate incident took place at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel.

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

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

All information will be kept confidential.

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