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It happened in Tuesday afternoon at the Traction Line Recreation Trail in Morristown.
Investigators say two men approached the victim and asked for money.
When she didn’t comply, one man pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her while the other stood by.
Both then fled. Both were spotted at a local train station after the crime.
Police say the suspects may have used the trains to come into Morristown, where they stole a bicycle. One used the bike when they fled the area.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office released surveillance pictures that show the two suspects they are looking for.
They also released very specific descriptions of the suspects, and hope anyone who may have been on the trains will recognize them and help police solve this crime.
One suspect is described as a Hispanic male with black hair, about 20 years old, who was last seen wearing a white polo shirt and blue jeans.
The other, seen in one of the photos riding what is believed to be that stolen bicycle, is described as a Hispanic male, also about 20.
He was wearing a black hat, black hoodie sweatshirt with white lettering on the back and black pants.
The victim of the assault is recovering.
The prosecutor is anxious to stop this crime because of its brazen nature.
He believes the suspects came into town from the western portion of the state, and police are using all the modern technology they can to find the two suspects.
If you have any information about the case or the men involved, you’re urgently asked to contact any of the following authorities.
-The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit at 973-285-6200
-The Morristown Bureau of Police at 973-538-2200
-Morris County CrimeStoppers at 1-800-SHERIFF (743- 7433) or 973-COP-CALL (267-2255)
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