Prosecutor’s office investigating early morning sexual assault in North Bergen

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an early morning sexual assault that occurred in North Bergen, asking anyone with any information on the incident to come forward.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit & North Bergen PD are investigating the sexual assault of a female that took place on 46th St. in #NorthBergen just after midnight,” the law enforcement agency said in a tweet.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact SVU at 201-915-1234. More details to follow.”

Today, at approximately 12:20 a.m., the North Bergen Police Department received a report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on 46th Street near John F. Kennedy
Boulevard, Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

The sexual assault was reported to have occurred shortly before 12:00 a.m. on October 25th.

The alleged female victim, 23, of North Bergen, was walking along 46th Street when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown man, was threatened with a sharp object and then pulled into the Grove Church Cemetery where the sexual assault is alleged to have occurred.

The Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the North Bergen Police Department.

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: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.

 

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with new information.

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