The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Newark Police Department are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man believed to have been involved in two home invasions during which three women were sexually assaulted.
During the month of February 2013, the suspect entered two separate homes in Newark brandishing a knife. In the first incident he sexually assaulted two female occupants. A couple of days later he committed the same offense against one female occupant. Both sexual assaults took place in the City of Newark.
Anyone with information relevant to the identification of the person depicted in the attached sketch is urged to contact Lieutenant Aureilo of the Newark Police Special Victims Section at 973-733-7273 and /or Lieutenant Janine Straccamore of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Bureau at 973-753-1123.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Crimestoppers program has agreed to offer up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and the conviction of this suspect. Information can be given anonymously.