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Prosecutors: Man Wanted For Sexual Assault In Irvington

Irvington Sex Assault Suspect  (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Irvington Sex Assault Suspect (credit: Essex County Prosecutor’s Office)

IRVINGTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with a sex assault in Irvington.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. last Friday.

The suspect broke into a 28-year-old woman’s apartment and beat her about the face before sexually assaulting her, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Janine Straccamore of the Special Victims Unit of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-753-1123 or the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes tips line at 1-877-847-7432.