KEANSBURG, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman during the snowstorm Thursday night in Keansburg, N.J.
Police said the woman was approached at around 10 p.m. Thursday while she helped a friend shovel snow.
Deputy Chief Michael Pigott said the man offered the victim money in exchange for help with shoveling. He then dragged her by her hair into a vacant house and threatened her with a handgun before sexually assaulting her, The Asbury Park Press reported.
The victim was treated for unspecified injuries at the Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel.
Check Out These Other Stories From CBSNewYork.com:
- City Announces Plans To Help Ease L Train Shutdown Disruption In 2019
- ‘Cookies For Kids’ Cancer’ Make A Sweet Gift While Making A Difference
- Major Chains Putting Unused Fresh Food Towards A Good Cause
- Fallout Grows Over Long Island Town’s So-Called ‘Patronage Amendment’
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)