Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 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 in North Bergen. The sexual assault was reported to have occurred shortly before 12:00 a.m. on October 25, 2019.

The alleged female victim, age 23, of North Bergen, was walking along 46th Street when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male suspect, 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.


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