Sexual assault suspect sought in Gloucester

Posted at 12:14 PM, May 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-20 12:14:07-04

The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect responsible for the sexual assault of a woman during an incident early Monday morning.

The victim called 911 around 1:00 a.m. Monday reporting that her home in the 7000 block of Bellehaven Drive had been broken into and she had been sexually assaulted.

The suspect apparently forced entry into the home just before attacking the victim.

The victim was sexually assaulted and robbed before the suspect fled in an unknown direction by unknown means of travel.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6′ tall. He was wearing jeans and a hoodie with a bandana.

The sheriff’s office says this may not be an isolated incident. Neighboring residences report a suspicious person has been in the area lately.

Anyone who sees a suspicious person is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 693-3890. Anyone with information regarding this crime or any other should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.