Sex assault at Bound Brook station

November 20, 2010 6:12:43 PM PST
A woman, 25, from Elizabeth, New Jersey was sexually assaulted at the Bound Brook station early Saturday morning according to a NJ Transit spokesman.

Dan Stessel, a NJ Transit spokesman said the woman was leaving the train at 2:09 a.m. when she was attacked by a man who forced her to perform a sexual act.

Stessel said the assault happened at the bottom of a staircase that leads to another platform. He said the attacker did not have a weapon but threatened to use force.

The suspect fled on foot and the victim called 911 from inside the Bound Brook station. She was taken to a local hospital.

Investigators are looking at surveillance video from the Bound Brook station and other stations on the Raritan Valley Line.

The suspect is described as a 5'9" to 6' tall Hispanic male with a thin build.

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