NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police say a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at a New Jersey cemetery over the weekend.

According to the Hudson County prosecutor’s office, the 23-year-old woman told police she was walking along 46th Street in North Bergen late Friday night when she was grabbed from behind.

The suspect allegedly threatened her with a sharp object, pulled her into the Grove Church Cemetery and sexually assaulted her.

Leonardo Hernandez lives across the street from the cemetery. He says the area is normally very quiet and safe.

“I don’t hear nothing. I just saw police over there. They working but I had no idea what’s going on,” he said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call the Hudson County prosecutor’s office at (201) 915-1234 or leave any anonymous tip online at


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