MIDDLE TWP. -
Police in Middle Township are searching for a man after an attempted sexual assault incident off the Cape May County beach.
The incident happened on Sunday at approximately 11:00 p.m. near the Hideaway Beach Condominium, in the Goshen section of the township.
According to authorities, a 49-year-old woman was allegedly assaulted on the beach at the end of Cooks Beach Road.
Police say the victim was grabbed by an unknown man, ripped the victim’s shirt and attempted to remove her shorts. The victim was able to get free and run to the safety of her vehicle.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating three possible witnesses. Police say these witnesses are described as white males in their early 20’s, and may have been in the area that night.
The suspect is described as a white male, slender, 5’8” to 5’10”, with shoulder length curly or wavy hair.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Middle Township Police at (609) 465-8700, or Crimestoppers at (609) 465-2800.
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