Authorities in New Jersey launched a sketch of a doable serial rapist wished for the sexual assault of a girl on a park path that befell in Franklin Township Monday and presumably plenty of different incidents.
Shortly after 6 p.m., Franklin Township Police responded to a report of a sexual assault at Six Mile Run park path close to Blackwells Mills and Canal roads, in keeping with Somerset County Appearing Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.
When officers arrived, they discovered a girl who reported being assaulted by an unknown man whereas she was working, Taggart stated. The girl stated the person received off of his bicycle, tackled to the bottom and tried to sexually assault her.
The girl was capable of combat and break away from the attacker earlier than calling 911, Taggart stated. Shee was taken to the hospital for therapy and has since been launched, in keeping with Taggart. The person allegedly fled the realm on his bicycle.
Authorities describe the suspect as about 5’6″ to 5’7″ in top with a heavier construct, and round his mid-30s. He was final seen carrying black pants or shorts, a inexperienced hoodie and a blue gator face overlaying.
The New Jersey State Police Forensic Imaging Unit launched a composite sketch of the suspect within the Franklin Township assault.
Nevertheless, authorities are additionally attempting to find out of the suspect is identical concerned in assaults in Somerset and Middlesex counties.
Regulation enforcement sources say Monday’s assault is just like a September incident and considerably just like one other in July, making them assume the identical particular person may very well be accountable.
Authorities urge anybody with info to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Workplace Intercourse Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Division at (732) 873-5533.