HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Passaic man has been arrested and charged in connection with a sexual assault that took place in Hoboken last month.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of Marcos Blandino, 51, on Wednesday.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Blandino allegedly attacked a young woman on the evening of April 23.
Authorities said the woman was walking home alone just after 6 p.m. and was about to enter her apartment when she was grabbed from behind, shoved inside, and sexually assaulted.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
Officers from the Hoboken Police Department, Passaic Police Department, and Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office picked Blandino up on Tuesday afternoon.
He has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, and one count of burglary.
Blandino was expected to make his first court appearance in Jersey City on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: CBS2 Weather Headlines: Picture-Perfect Saturday! Sunny, Upper 70s, Low Humidity
Anyone with information regarding this case has been asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1234, or leave an anonymous tip on the prosecutor’s official website.