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Officials: Man Wanted For Raping Women During Two Home Invasions In Newark

Newark Rape Suspect (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Newark Rape Suspect (credit: Essex County Prosecutor’s Office)

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man wanted for sexually assaulting three women during two separate home invasions in Newark.

The incidents occurred within days of each other last month, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

In both cases the suspect was brandishing a knife, officials said.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Newark Police Special Victims Section at 973-733-7273 or the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Bureau at 973-753-1123.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.